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淘汰化石燃料的神话

布鲁塞尔——世界如何利用能源已经成为全球变暖的热门话题,而对污染和资源紧张的担忧已经引发了一场虚拟的能效战略军备竞赛。从欧盟中国,各主要经济体正在发誓通过技术创新和立法改革来降低国内能源强度。

但尽管做出了这样的承诺,国际能源署预测消费者的能源需求至少将在2040年前继续保持上升态势。在世界能源需求不断增长的情况下,决策者如何才能确保能源供应?

坦率的讲,世界在能源储备方面没有什么值得担心的。在经历了长达40年对能源短缺的担忧后,我们已经进入了一个能源储备丰富的时期。我们真正需要防范的不是资源的稀缺,而是虚假的陈述。

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