Daily Archives: March 31, 2019

A singular “clean energy” metric distorts sustainability assessment

Using a singular metric like “clean” energy distorts assessment of sustainability. By focusing on a singular metric organizations (e.g. World Economic Forum) are being seriously mislead. Achieving sustainability extends way beyond using “clean” ( and unreliable) energy. Indeed, the preoccupation with decarbonization is misdirected. Attempting to decarbonize is an unsustainable goal in and of itself.

“A recent Carbon Brief report written by E4tech and Imperial College London and published by Drax has ranked 25 major world economies on their efforts (or lack thereof) in the transition to clean energy.” click here