What exactly makes energy a good that people should be entitled to? Is it a basic good? A common? Or a commodity that should be affordable? In social science, energy has been acknowledged as equivalent to “power”, meaning it can enable and drive human development. Does that make energy equally important for human life as water or food? We do know a lot about the consumption of energy, but the meaning of energy for human development in general and for individuals to thrive is less clear.
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Topic 1 What is energy and why is it important?