Notes Toward a Better Understanding of Six Intersecting Pieces of the Energy Puzzle:
Climate Change, Peak Resources, Nuclear Proliferation, Food Security, Speculative Finance, and Geopolitics
March 22, 2011
World Population and Energy Demand Growth
Projections of energy demand over the next hundred years are inherently uncertain, but this graph gives some idea of the potential explosion in energy use that will come from the development of emerging economies such as China, India, and Brazil.