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In Depth: Getting the World Out of the Power Crisis

By Luo Guoping, Chen Xuewan, Zhao Xuan and Denise Jia
2022年07月28日 19:13
In the long, hot summer of 2022, energy security is colliding with emission reductions, driving a resurgence of coal and nuclear power generation

The heat waves sweeping the Northern Hemisphere this summer came at a bad time, as the extreme hot weather adds strain to an already stretched energy system from China to Europe to North America.

Rising energy demand, surging prices and uncertain supply are pushing governments to rethink their energy and carbon strategies. The goals of energy security and reducing emissions have come increasingly into conflict, forcing policymakers into trade-off decisions.

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