Fuelling the future

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A rising global population puts pressure on energy supplies

By 2050, the world’s population is set to hit 9.7 billion, rising from 7.3 billion at the last count according to the UN. Alongside this unprecedented rise, energy demand is forecast to increase by 40% over the next two decades.

How can the world satisfy this growing demand for energy? Are we making enough progress in developing renewable sources? How big a part will traditional forms of energy play? How does a market leader like Chevron see the industry developing?

This StrategicRISK News Analysis looks at the challenges and offers a glimpse of the future.