Fossil energy on Earth ended after 50 years, the President of the Southern Technological University of China and a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Xue Cikun believes. About it reports The Paper.
The scientist noted that over the past 250 years, three industrial revolutions occurred due to an increase in the production of fossil energy in the world.
In view of this and the pace of development of the global economy, the scientist expects the depletion of hydrocarbon resources over the next half a century. Therefore, in order to maintain the current level of progress, it urges to replace the usual mineral energy by alternative energy sources.