Energy transition in crisis – spectrum of science

In view of the dramatically rising costs of fossil fuels, those countries that are not completely dependent on their purchase can count themselves lucky. Be it because, like France, they have relied on nuclear energy since the oil price shock of the 1970s, or because they are tapping into their own sources through fracking, like the USA – or because they are completing the transition to renewable energies.

The latter, as firmly promised by international agreements, remains a pipe dream. The turnaround requires a complex infrastructure and is more complicated than buying seemingly unlimited fossil energy on the world market.

Shouldn’t the current cost explosion accelerate the farewell to the greenhouse economy? Why is it even more important to focus on gas imports and coal production? …

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