A whitepaper that shows how young people visualise unforeseenchallenges for energy sectors through analysis of the past

Did you predict any of those happen?

All of the below-mentioned occasions influence the development of the BRICS energy sectors and were identified by our researchers in the special report.

U.S. Shale Revolution


Fall in oil

Fall of the
Soviet Union

The coming era of
electric cars


The COVID-19 pandemic

What had the greatest impact on the development of BRICS energy sectors?

This whitepaper shows how young people visualise unforeseen challenges for energy sectors through analysis of the past.

Covid-19 or the crash of Soviet Union?

BRICS Youth recalled many 'Black Swans' from the history of their national energy sectors, however, as we noticed, young people see many same risks for the future of energy.

Covid-19: Black or White Swan?

We asked BRICS Youth how they define the Covid-19 pandemic: Rather a Black or a White Swan? Read in the publication.

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DISCLAIMER: This publication reflects the views of the developers' teams but does not necessarily reflect those of individual BRICS member countries, neither the BRICS Secretariat or BRICS YEA. BRICS YEA makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to its accuracy, currency or comprehensiveness and assumes no liability or responsibility for any error or omission and shall not be responsible for any use of, or reliance on, the publication. The BRICS Youth Energy Outlook contains forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events, and depend on many circumstances, that will or may occur in the future. Actual outcomes may differ depending on a variety of factors and BRICS YEA disclaims any obligation to update this presentation. All material presented in figures and tables is derived from data and analysis taken from indicated in references sources. This publication and any map included herein are without prejudice to the status of or sovereignty over any territory, to the delimitation of international frontiers and boundaries and to the name of any territory, city or area. Illustations of black swans in this publication come from FreePik.