Jul 28, 2022 07:13 PM

In Depth: Getting the World Out of the Power Crisis

The heat waves sweeping the Northern Hemisphere this summer came at a bad time, as the extreme hot weather adds strain to an already stretched energy system from China to Europe to North America.

Rising energy demand, surging prices and uncertain supply are pushing governments to rethink their energy and carbon strategies. The goals of energy security and reducing emissions have come increasingly into conflict, forcing policymakers into trade-off decisions.

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