22 Results by tags «GREENHOUSE GASES»
Oil and gas – still indispensable
When it comes to meeting growing energy demand, oil and gas will continue to dominate the energy mix of tomorrow. However, the era of easy production is over. The oil and gas of tomorrow will come from deposits that are increasingly complex to work, and will also have to meet ever more stringent environmental constraints.
The place of coal in the energy mix of tomorrow
Global energy demand is constantly rising as are oil and gas prices. Against this backdrop, good old coal remains attractive: there are large reserves of coal and extracting it to produce electricity is relatively cheap. However, there are significant environmental challenges to face.
Does nuclear energy offer a solution to global warming?
For some, energy in the future will undoubtedly include nuclear energy. For others, it represents a serious danger. In fact, the sector, after suffering from periodic bouts of unpopularity, is back in vogue and is now again the focus of research and innovation.
... of solar energy
Clean and abundant, solar energy has soared since the turn of the century and is becoming more cost-effective. The three technologies used - photovoltaics, low-temperature and high-temperature thermal) are now available. More and more plants are being opened, capacity records are regularly broken and ever more ambitious projects are coming down the line.