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Response to GliderGuider (Original post)

Fri Oct 11, 2013, 03:55 AM

7. "Primary energy" is mostly unused heat by-product of combustion

It is therefore energy we do not need to replace if the production is from a non-thermal source of generation. You'll notice that this look based on end user consumption is a distinctly different view of the matter.



From IRENA's REN21, 2012

Now note the decoupling of CO2 emissions from GDP in the US and EU.


And the movement by China




I don't know what policies the world will effect in the next 25 years, but there is no basis for saying our future course can be explicated by simply looking at the graphs you are drawing.

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