World energy perspective: catalysing the low-carbon economy

Sustainable energy is not only an opportunity to transform societies and grow economies, but also a necessity - a prerequisite to meet growing energy demand and reduce the carbon footprint. That is why it is so important to balance what the World Energy Council defines as the ‘energy trilemma’, a 21st century policy framework grounded in three critical elements that involve energy that is secure; affordable; and environmentally sensitive.