Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

La crisi energètica... definitiva?

Miquel Àngel Rodríguez-Arias

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After presenting and analysing data on current energy consumption and fossil fuel dependency, different scenarios for the future are given for the period ending 2050. Although it appears that the feared energy crisis will not occur immediately, it is clear that the current energy model, and even the model of society on wich it is based, is not sustainable. Two examples are given: one that represents inappropiate adaptation to the environment; one that represents good adaptation. The article concludes by stating the energy crisis exists and by offering some possible solutions.

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