World energy resources
WEC World Resources and CESI - Milano, Italy
INFN and Università degli Studi - Milano, Italy
(*) Chair of the WEC Study Group on “Global Energy Resources and Technologies” and Senior Advisor CESI.
(**) Member of the EPS Energy Group.
Published online: 27 August 2015
As energy is the main “fuel” for social and economic development and since energy-related activities have significant environmental impacts, it is important for decision-makers to have access to reliable and accurate data in an user-friendly format. The World Energy Council (WEC) has for decades been a pioneer in the field of energy resources and every three years publishes its flagship report Survey of Energy Resources. A commented analysis in the light of latest data summarized in such a report, World Energy Resources (WER) 2013, is presented together with the evolution of the world energy resources over the last twenty years.
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