The size of the energy challenge

Following on from Doug Farquhar’s recent guest blog on the role of ICT in meeting the global energy challenge, this morning I spotted this graph.  It was produced a couple of years back for the US Government’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) and clearly shows the magnitude of the challenge to come over the next 20 years.

The graph shows the rapid decline of liquid fuel sources with key traditional oil supplies reducing from c.80 million barrels per day to just 30 million.  Whether alternative energy sources can fully plug the gap remains dubious…

The original graph produced for an EIA Energy Conference in 2009 can be found here.

Related Posts

General

Honoring our Asian Pacific American Veterans

Paul Dailey
May 16, 2017
There are many ways you can show your appreciation. 
Community

OUTfront – 10 Year Anniversary

jens.loebbermann
February 9, 2017
Since its inception, OUTfront celebrates its decennial by doing what it does best: providing a forum for education and awareness, and supporting the professional growth of LGBTQA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Allies, and others) employees at Capgemini.
Community

What is Veterans Day

Paul Dailey
November 9, 2016
cookies.

By continuing to navigate on this website, you accept the use of cookies.

For more information and to change the setting of cookies on your computer, please read our Privacy Policy.

Close

Close cookie information