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Energy Security and Sovereignty (Rob Jeffrey) South Africa
10.Oct.2018
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Rob Jeffrey, Economic Risk Consultant, Poverty is the single highest social cost to society. There are only three major policy objectives: a) poverty alleviation, b) reducing inequality and c) reducing unemployment. Emerging economies require electricity energy sources that offer security of supply at the lowest possible cost. Conclusion: Unless emerging countries that have fossil fuels use them it will heavily prejudice their future growth and result in increased unemployment and poverty. Renewables and carbon tax are contrary to objectives. They are both taxes on the poor.

Energy from fossil fuels is the major reason for the tremendous advances in prosperity in the last two centuries. Nuclear power is the major long term energy source, certainly after fossil fuels are depleted and today also in many cases. But leaders in some countries are opting for wind and solar, which makes no sense and time will prove that. Energy from fossil fuels is the major reason for the tremendous advances in prosperity in the last two centuries. Nuclear power is the major long term energy source, certainly after fossil fuels are depleted and today also in many cases. But leaders in some countries are opting for wind and solar, which makes no sense and time will prove that.
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