As countries finalize their commitments at the UN Climate Conference, COP26, soaring global energy prices and shortages around the world emphasize our world’s current dependence on fossil fuels. The Economist’s Vijay Vaitheeswaran and the Just Transition Initiative’s Sandeep Pai join Deep Dish to explain what the energy crisis tell us about the costs of a green energy transition and how to manage shocks in a way that ensures countries and communities with fewer resources are not left behind.
While framing climate change as a national security threat isn’t new, recent reports argue when it comes to security planning, climate is the central concern, not a peripheral issue.
Chicago plans on transitioning all of its buildings to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035 and to electrify the CTA bus fleet by 2040.
Americans clearly lean toward cleaner methods of powering the country and expect renewable sources will overtake fossil fuels as the primary US energy sources in the next 10 years.
Karen Weigert shares four ways we can respond to future cyberattacks.