Every hour of every day:

• 3.7 million barrels of crude oil are extracted from the Earth

• 932,000 tons of coal are removed from Earth

• 395 million cubic meters of natural gas are removed from Earth

• 4.1 million tons of carbon dioxide are put into the Earth’s atmosphere

• 9,300 more people inhabit the Earth

• There will be about 11 billion people on Earth by 2100 (compared to 7.2 billion today)

•  A person living today uses about four times as much energy as a person did in the early 1900s

Source: Glenn A. Jones, Kevin J. Warner. The 21st century population-energy-climate nexus. Energy Policy, 2016

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