A major inquiry by the RSE into Scotland’s future energy requirements warns that difficult and costly choices will have to be made.
Scotland’s Energy Future highlights that no energy policy, no matter how well-considered, will be capable of solving all the issues of energy supply and use.
The report sets out the significant challenges faced by Scotland, and the rest of the world, as it looks to continue to produce the energy it requires, while attempting to meet its carbon-reduction targets.
Policy makers are urged to consider how best to meet the competing issues of addressing climate change, ensuring affordability, safeguarding security of supply, and developing policy that is socially acceptable and economically sustainable.
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