Fossil fuels continue to power global economic growth and energy security, and the competition for these resources remains a significant concern for governments around the world.

Although OPEC has played a key role on the production side of the international oil market over the past four decades, the consumer landscape has changed dramatically since 1973.

Despite the challenge of moving beyond fossil fuel dependence, the necessary technologies now exist at a commercially deployable scale and cost.

Coal, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower, and to a lesser but growing degree other renewable technologies now provide