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.

Graph from the National Energy Technology Laboratory

Here are the French energy major Total's projections of population, GDP, and energy demand growth to 2030.


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