Interdepartmental Centre for Research in Environmental Sciences University of Bologna – Via S. Alberto 163, 48123 Ravenna, Italy
Published online: 16 December 2020
A brief overview of why it is important to think of energy in a sustainable way is given. The starting point is that the future of mankind depends on a sufficient energy supply, both in terms of electric power and liquid fuels, at present based on fossile resources. A shift of paradigm towards Sustainable Development is needed, based on ethical considerations and on some legal rules. A possible technological solution to the liquid fuel problem is also presented.
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