Energy and Environment

Our modern industrialised societies are based on the availability of cheap energy: for mobility, production and comfort. The real cost of producing this energy has not been charged to consumers since the beginning of industrialisation, but have been forwarded to the next generations: Ultimate storage of used nuclear fuel rods, dismantling of radioactive nuclear power plants or the environmental damages caused by oil production and burning of coal are not included in the cost of gasoline or electricity. Accruals for these massive amounts do not exist.

Mankind is expanding rapidly and is consuming more and more energy - with dramatic consequences.