Where does the electricity we use come from? Are we damaging our environment just to keep the lights on?
- Electricity is essential to our society and the way we live.
- Electricity production is a major contributor to the emissions driving global warming.
- Between 70 and 90% of the world's electricity is produced by the combustion of fossil fuels.
- A competitive market, governments, and consumer groups keep electricity prices in check.
In today's world, electricity is key.
Les Moseley, Centre for Disaster Management, UK – "Electricity is fundamental to the way we live – we watch TV, we gather most of our information through either the visual of the sound media, that's driven by electricity. Without electricity the whole fabric of …
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