Does the planet have a secure and sustainable energy future?
With global population growth expected to continue until mid-way through this century, total energy demands will rise by a half over the next twenty-five years.
Can existing energy reserves actually supply future demand? What alternatives exist?
What kinds of new geopolitical challenges are associated with the search for energy security?
This resource will have particular appeal for GCSE and A-level candidates who are studying energy issues. The items describe new discoveries and important breakthroughs in energy technology; and also link this information with questions of energy security and sustainability.
In the Members' Area:
- Fossil fuels update
- Technology brings new energy sources
- Geopolitics and energy supply issues
- Student activities (suitable for AQA and other specifications)