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Understanding the energy transition dilemma

  • Understand the significance of fossil fuels in the green energy debate
  • Explain the role of government in the development of green technology
  • Understand how green energy will develop
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The energy dilemma
The pursuit of energy security is changing the investment landscape
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Energy security has joined the energy transition as a top global priority, with countries promoting investment in renewables as an important component of energy security.

At the same time this is also presenting opportunities for investors.

So with governments appearing to be falling back to fossil fuels amid Russia's threats to turn off the gas tap, is nuclear energy poised for a comeback?

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Meanwhile, our understanding of energy security has changed as government action impacts the development of green infrastructure.

This report, which explores all these points, is worth 30 minutes of CPD

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Approx.30min

Please answer the six multiple choice questions below in order to bank your CPD. Multiple attempts are available until all questions are correctly answered.

  1. Why does Thiemo Lang, senior portfolio manager of the Polar Capital Smart Energy Fund, view nuclear energy as a “poor” solution to energy security?

  2. Why does Lazuen de Zuloaga say fossil fuels are inflationary over the long term?

  3. True or false, James Smith says governments are keen to limit what they view as excess profitability in the renewable sector, in order to help reduce energy prices

  4. According to Lazuen de Zuloaga what can hinder green technologies from reaching their cost-saving and environmental potential?

  5. Why does Thiemo Lang predict the gap between green and traditional energy will continue to increase?

  6. According to Mark Florian, what is the benefit of the government providing clear and consistent policies around green energy?

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  • Understand the significance of fossil fuels in the green energy debate
  • Explain the role of government in the development of green technology
  • Understand how green energy will develop

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