The Energy Crunch is the Real Start of the Energy Transition

Energy crunch: The price of diesel and other fuels used for heating has soared as a winter energy crunch pinches supplies globally. In Europe, natural gas prices have more than tripled and even played a role in raising oil prices as the crisis raises the prospect of power plants switching from gas to oil.

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The gradual economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic has been interrupted by faltering supply chains and surging energy prices. As the virus caused citizens and businesses to…

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I am an economist and contributor to Nkafu policy, a think tank. I cover global economic, fiscal and monetary policy with policy and asset price implications.

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