Global climate crisis | Fueling the fire with record hydrocarbon usage in 2023

JOHANNESBURG - There has been much discussion on the need to go green to curb global warming.

But, in 2023, the world used a record amount of fossil fuels.

This is according to the latest Statistical Review of World Energy.

But, the issue is far more complex with 1 in 10 people in the developing world living without electricity.

This translates to 600-million people in sub-Saharan Africa without power.

We discuss the report with co-author, Prashaen Reddy, from consulting firm, Kearney.

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