The changing global energy mix: IEA 2020

Rising global energy demand to 2040 means all forms of energy needed.

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According to the latest data from the International Energy Agency (World Energy Outlook 2020, Stated Policies Scenario),  global energy demand will increase 19 per cent by 2040, due mainly to rising standards of living and population growth in the developing world. Use of renewables will increase significantly over this time period. More oil and more natural gas will be also be needed to ensure energy security. So as we move towards a lower-carbon future, the question is not which energy source, but how can we innovate to make the energy we have more sustainable?

Infographic: Forecasted Rising Global Energy Demand; More of All Forms of Energy are Needed.