Every year, we see a wide range of models for the future global energy system.

The scenarios come from an array of organizations: the International Energy Agency and the Energy Information Administration; oil companies like BP, Shell and Equinor; and research outfits like Wood Mackenzie and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

And the conclusions are all over the map. 

So a group of experts at Resources for the Future put them all together and created their own model — a way to compare the scenarios in a meaningful way and get a more accurate picture of how the future may play out. 

In this podcast, we’ll dig through the report. Can clean energy start to replace fossil fuels? Or will it simply complement them?

You can read the Resources for the Future report here

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