The Energy Transition
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The decarbonisation of the economy (and of society) is an essential component to tackle climate change and its terrible consequences.
Although the term “transition” suggests continuity, strong measures were taken or projected, throughout the world (namely in the European Union); first, by cleaning the electricity generation mix (more renewables, no coal, less natural gas) and second, by transferring the consumption in transportation, industry, and domestic uses, from fossil fuels to electricity. Efficiency is, of course, among the concerns in all the cases.
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