Our planet consumed 100 million barrels of oil a day until the Coronavirus hit. The pandemic amplified the debate about fossil fuel usage contributing to climate degradation. Williamson will explore the factors of energy reliability and security, and the policy decisions regarding shale, renewable and alternative energies. At the same time, policy makers, energy companies, and environmental advocates debate the cost to the global economy: Can we afford to fundamentally switch energy while recovering from the pandemic? Can we afford NOT to?