The world finds itself at the crossroads when it comes to energy. Decisions we make now regarding fossil fuels and clean energy will have significant – and potentially permanent – effects on future generations.
The World Energy Council's "energy trilemma index" ranks countries based on their "likely ability" to offer up sustainable energy policies via energy security, energy equity and environmental sustainability. The WEC refers to these three factors as the "energy trilemma."
Here, CNBC looks at the top 10 countries from that index.