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Opinion

World needs a long-term plan to avoid repeat energy crises

Counterproductive short-term fixes will only lead to more economic pain

| Middle East
A man uses his smartphone flashlight to light up his bowl of noodles at a restaurant during a blackout in Shenyang in September 2021: China is not the only one capable of making mistakes.   © AP

Vandana Hari is founder of Singapore-based Vanda Insights, which tracks energy markets.

Many of the big energy sector issues that the world wrestled with last year are poised to remain challenges for 2022, either because of the persistent catalyst that is COVID-19 or because they are a byproduct of complex long-term shifts underway, such as the accelerated push toward a lower-carbon future.

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