Renewables growth threatening fossil fuel demand

By Alessandro Vitelli 28 February 2017
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A ship engine fuelled by LNG. Analysts say the maritime sector is a major growth area for the fuel. (Rolls-Royce) A ship engine fuelled by LNG. Analysts say the maritime sector is a major growth area for the fuel. (Rolls-Royce)

Experts are revising their predictions for renewables in light of the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change, and oil and gas producers are beginning to react.

Analysts are forecasting a terminal decline in coal consumption and are starting to sketch out when it will plateau – in some cases, they are predicting the same for oil and gas.

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