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Sustainable energy transition needs cooperation

Political and economic collaboration will be essential in the quest for a cleaner, sustainable energy future

Successfully navigating the transition to a cleaner, sustainable energy future will require regional/global cooperation on an unprecedented scale, energy leaders told the World Energy Congress yesterday. "I don't know any energy transition that can be done in a decade. It's also a matter of cooperation," Doris Leuthard, head of the German government's department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, said. "No country on its own can solve this and drive the world in the right direction." Balancing the Energy Trilemma-a term coined by the World Energy Council referring to the balancing act between security, equity, and environmental sustainability-will require a swift and smo

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