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Society needs energy. It would be hard to argue that the world would not have seen the rapid increase in economic activity during the twentieth century were it not for the use of concentrated fossil fuels and nuclear power. However, this has come at a cost through emissions of greenhouse gases that inextricably link economic activity to global warming.