It’s hard to predict 20 years into the future. But based on the past 200 years, we know that energy abundance has been critical to raising people out of poverty and making their lives safer and more comfortable.
Growing populations and a desire to ensure everyone has access to electricity, clean cooking fuels and a more prosperous future ensure that energy demand will grow. With its high environmental standards, Canada has a chance to be a supplier of choice for natural gas and oil in a low-carbon future.
What will global energy demand look like in 2040?
It’s a lower carbon future with natural gas and oil continuing to provide vital energy security to billions.