for energy conservation. Global greenhouse gas emissions are still Illustrator Artwork increasing as the world's economic activities rose sharply in Japan at the end of June, rising above 35°C in central Tokyo, while the ll rely primarily on fossil fuels. Climate change is bringing more and more frequent extreme weather to the world. The United States, Asia, Australia and Europe, many countries will see hot weather in the summer of 2022. city of i, northwest of the capital, hit a record 40.2°C, Japan's highest June temperature on record.
Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported that 46 people in Tokyo alone were taken to hospital due to suspected heat stroke during the high temperature in late June. Heat waves also swept across many parts of the United States and Europe, and many countries set new high temperature records in June. As the temperature rises, the electricity supply is tightened. Many governments have called for increasing the temperature of indoor air conditioners, because studies have found that every 1°C increase in the temperature of air conditioners can save about 10% of electricity. 3. Supply and demand changes and green transition Coal piles are seen at JERA"s thermal power station in, central Japan October 18,
202 Photo Credit: Reuters / BBC News After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, nuclear power plants were shut down, and some of Japan's electricity supply turned to rely on coal for power generation. In today's rising energy prices, energy conservation also has a greater economic impetus. Demand for energy has surged as the world economy rebounds in 2021 from a downturn in the pandemic. Electricity demand is growing at a record rate. Since the Paris climate agreement was signed in 2015, countries around the world have encouraged the use of clean energy and reduced fossil energy to protect the natural environment. Growth in power generation from wind and solar. But green energy is not enough to