Why energy efficiency is the unsung hero of the fight against climate change
A recent article published by the World Economic Forum details how crucial energy efficiency is in fighting the climate crisis.
A low-carbon economy or decarbonised economy is an economy based on energy sources that produce low levels of greenhouse gas emissions. Decarbonisation is the term used for the process of removing or reducing the carbon dioxide (CO2) output of a country’s economy.
There are three main pieces to the decarbonization puzzle: renewable energy, electrification and energy efficiency. The first two are typically a bit easier to define and it is the third one that this article focuses on.