Chapter 2. Growing Risks Ahead

  1. Dr Alexandre Rojey Former Director Chairman active member

Published Online: 15 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746318.ch2

Energy & Climate: How to Achieve a Successful Energy Transition

Energy & Climate: How to Achieve a Successful Energy Transition

How to Cite

Rojey, A. (2009) Growing Risks Ahead, in Energy & Climate: How to Achieve a Successful Energy Transition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746318.ch2

Author Information

  1. Sustainable Development, IFP, Rueil-Malmaison, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470744277

Online ISBN: 9780470746318

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Keywords:

  • growing risks ahead;
  • risks associated with energy consumption;
  • growing demands;
  • unequal access to energy;
  • greater vulnerability of consumer countries;
  • risks for environment at world level;
  • growing threats - interruption in supply of hydrocarbons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The risks associated with energy consumption

  • The growing demand

  • Unequal access to energy

  • Risks for the long-term energy supply

  • Greater vulnerability of consumer countries

  • Dependency of transport on oil

  • Effects of energy consumption on the environment at local and regional levels

  • Risks for the environment at world level

  • Growing threats