The future of energy

How do we deal with a world that is increasingly hungry for energy, but has a dwindling supply? Two of our experts talk about the benefits of renewable energies and nuclear power.

 
Professor I Rex Harris

Renewable

Professor Rex Harris

“There are two major threats facing our fragile planet and these are resource depletion and climate change. Both of these are operating on a similar time scale and require urgent remedial actions; time is rapidly running out for these actions to have any significant effect on the outcome.”

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Professor Martin Freer

Nuclear


Professor Martin Freer

“With a significant population density and an evolved energy consumptive culture, the UK’s demand for power is greater than 1 Watts per square metre - significantly in advance of the world average.”

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