Population

Cal on November 6th, 2014

A new forecast of up to 12 billion people by 2100 raises serious questions about the capacity of current energy technologies to meet future global demands. US crude oil production was estimated by the Energy Information Administration to have hit 8.97 million barrels per day in late October which is the highest level since 1986. China has […]

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Cal on September 30th, 2014

World population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century’s end, according to the United Nations. That would mean two billion more people on Earth than expected by 2100, with the increase largely due to high birth rates in Africa. Almost two-thirds of the 70 nuclear reactors currently under construction worldwide, […]

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Cal on May 17th, 2014

New Scientist reports that the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) which will bring fusion to the world for the first time, may not start up until 2023. ITER’s ultimate aim is to generate energy in the same way that our Sun does, by fusing hydrogen into helium in a complex being built at Cadarache in […]

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Cal on March 29th, 2014

The International Energy Agency reports nearly 1.3 billion people, or 18% of the world population, lacked access to electricity in 2011. The world’s population is currently at 7 billion. The Canadian government estimates production from its vast crude oil deposits should reach 5 million barrels per day by 2035, making Canada a “21st century energy […]

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Cal on February 22nd, 2014

The Atlantic explained why developing countries will consume 65% of the world’s energy by 2040. That is up from 54% in 2010, and over the next three decades energy consumption in countries like India and China is predicted to grow at a 2.2% annual increase. Meanwhile, developed countries will see their energy use rise by […]

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Cal on February 16th, 2014

  From Reuters we learned that Germany has created a plan to rein in its surging electricity costs. Germany’s political parties have agreed to limit the growth of renewable energy sources and reform controversial financial incentives for the sector by this summer in an attempt to slow down the rise in electricity costs for households […]

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Cal on January 4th, 2014

Last month China said it would allow millions of families to have two children, the most radical relaxation of its strict one-child policy in close to three decades. The move is part of a plan to raise fertility rates and ease the financial burden on China’s rapidly aging population. Former British Petroleum geologist Dr. Richard […]

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Cal on December 4th, 2013

Energy, or the control over it, could lead to a military confrontation in the Asian Pacific wrote Breitbart. Desperate for energy sources to fuel their economies, China, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea are all claiming ownership of the oil rich Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. The Chinese claim the discovery and control of […]

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