Global consumption of gas, coal and oil has doubled since the 1970s - and electrical generation has nearly tripled. Global energy demand is expected to double again by 2030. This week, Living Planet looks at classic sources of power: gas, oil and nuclear.
As humans' impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a need for independent reporting. Living Planet looks at new technologies, visits innovative projects and keeps you up-to-date on the state of the earth.
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