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Energy Transition

Energy Transition refers to the global shift from reliance on fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas towards more sustainable and renewable energy sources like solar, wind, hydroelectric, and geothermal power. This transition is driven by the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change, improve energy security, and create a more sustainable and resilient energy system. The process involves technological, economic, and social changes, as it not only requires the development of new energy infrastructures but also significant changes in industrial processes, transportation, consumption patterns, and policies at the local, national, and international levels.

In aiming to achieve a low-carbon future, the energy transition includes expanding the use of clean energy technologies, increasing energy efficiency, and encouraging behavioural change amongst consumers and businesses. It presents numerous challenges, such as managing the intermittency of renewable energy resources, financing the transition, and ensuring a fair and just shift for communities and workers affected by the decline of the fossil fuel industry.

For more in-depth information and analysis about the Energy Transition, here are two reputable sources:

1. The International Energy Agency (IEA) provides a comprehensive look at energy transitions globally, with reports, statistics, and forecasts on the future of energy:

2. The World Energy Council offers insights, research, and resources on various aspects of energy transitions around the world, discussing paths to sustainable energy systems:

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