Climate Spectator said fossil fuels will dominate our energy supply through 2040. In its latest report, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecast that for the next 30 years or so the world will be relying on coal, oil, and natural gas for transportation and electricity generation. Fossil fuels will supply nearly 80% of world energy use through 2040. China and India will be the driving force behind energy demand for the first half of this century, particularly for coal.
“Rising prosperity in China and India is a major factor in the outlook for global energy demand. These two countries combined account for half the world’s total increase in energy use through 2040,” said EIA administrator Adam Sieminski…Energy use in developing countries, for example, is projected to increase by 90 per cent by 2040, while industrialized nations will see a comparatively paltry increase of 17 per cent. By 2040, China’s energy demand is expected to be twice that of the US, the report projected
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