Vol 3 No 2 Suppl. 2 (2019)
Special Issue Article

What We Need to Know about the Pace of Decarbonization

Vaclav Smil
University of Manitoba, Canada
Bio

Published 2019-11-25

Keywords

  • energy conversion,
  • fuel,
  • carbon,
  • coal,
  • biofuel

How to Cite

Smil, V. (2019). What We Need to Know about the Pace of Decarbonization. Substantia, 3(2), 69 - 73. https://doi.org/10.13128/Substantia-700

Abstract

Proper recognition of energetic, engineering and economic realities means that the decarbonization of global energy supply will be much more difficult and it will take much longer than is often assumed by uncritical proponents of “green” solutions.