n collaboration with the Universcience team, TRACES has developed the museography for this permanent exhibition at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, from the concept and the establishing of its contents right up to the creation of some of its elements. The aim of the exhibition is as follows:
The growth and demand of energy have been constantly stimulated by the evolution of lifestyles and economic development within societies. As such, today we face a four-sided challenge:
- Demographic growth
- The development of emerging countries
- Climate change brought about by the uncontrolled use of fossil fuels
- The depletion of some non-renewable energy sources (in particular oil and natural gas)
Which energy sources can we draw upon to face these challenges? And under what conditions? Is it possible to use energy more efficiently and to save it? Do we have enough time to wait for scientific discoveries and innovations to be made to change this situation? How long may that take?