S&P Global: "Ukraine Crisis Injects Urgency, Complexity into Energy Transition Plans"
This article details RFF's new Global Energy Outlook report and the related RFF Live event about the report and its implications.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine added uncertainty to already complicated climate change projections, but it likely will accelerate Europe's development of renewable resources to get away from Russian natural gas, a Washington, D.C., environmental and economic think tank said...
In the "Global Energy Outlook," Resources for the Future, or RFF, normalized data from a variety of energy forecasts so they can be compared on an apples-to-apples basis... The RFF researchers said natural gas demand would grow in almost every scenario, and wind and solar resources would grow dramatically. Despite the growth in cleaner energy resources, emissions would exceed climate change goals in most scenarios, RFF research analyst and report co-author Erin Campbell said.
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Report — Apr 7, 2022
Global Energy Outlook 2022: Turning Points and Tension in the Energy Transition
RFF's annual Global Energy Outlook report examines a range of projections for the global energy system, summarizing key implications for global energy consumption, emissions, and geopolitics.