Energy: Seize the day

The fall in the price of oil and gas provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix bad energy policies.

The plunging price of oil, coupled with advances in clean energy and conservation, offers politicians around the world the chance to rationalise energy policy. They can get rid of billions of dollars of distorting subsidies, especially for dirty fuels, whilst shifting taxes towards carbon use. A cheaper, greener and more reliable energy future could be within reach.

Energy: Seize the day.

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