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What is the solution? Very simple: First we must conserve energy maximally on each facet where we can. Conservation in terms of more energy effective/efficient equipment (using less energy using for performing the same tasks) and just lower use of energy (when something become expensive demand will go down) will we get automatically just as side effect of the higher energy prices, it are the benefits that comes for free by high energy prices. The solution for high prices is high prices: high prices kills demand severely both by less use and higher technological efficiency, for both this ways of conservation is not any governmental policy needed: the market will solve this by it own: high prices are the best educators/changers there are and ever will be. But just using less (by new technologies and less usage) will not solve the problem (the fact that our current sources of energy are running out).

Author: Gijs Graafland

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