Ralf Dahrendorf Taskforce Publication Series

RDT_efficiencyEnergy plays a central role in today’s society and its production has risen steadily. Its consumption more than doubled in 40 years and worldwide consumption continues to grow at a rate of 2,4% per year. Oil with 41%, coal with 10%, and natural gas with 15% represent the major energy sources. Negative effects of energy production (fossil fuels extraction and burning) need to be addressed. Continue reading