Date: 03/12/2019.

Publication type: Communication article.

Author(s): Khaled Diab.

Keywords: Climate & climate change, Energy & materials, Environment.

Short description:

Despite the hopes attached to renewable energy, a rapid transition to green technologies, coupled with continued economic growth, could lead to severe energy and mineral shortages, as well as conflict and environmental damage. Nevertheless, these pitfalls can be avoided by focusing the renewable revolution on wellbeing rather than on green growth.