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Living Without Oil by Rob Creemers, Adjiedj Bakas

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Chapter 1

Two crises that lead to the new energy era

In 2007, the world’s leaders agreed that we had to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and create a new energy economy, in order to prevent global warming from getting out of hand. The urgency of the climate crisis was recognised not only by the media, but also by governments and business. We were convinced that measures needed to be taken quickly and that the problems demanded the highest priority. It now looks like circumstances have altered the situation. The urgency of the climate problems has been overshadowed by an apparently bigger task: surviving the crisis and the resulting recession. ...

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