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Energy and Population
Saturday, 4 October 2008
The figure below illustrates the fact that the annual energy production and the world population
side by side
over the period 1860 - 2000 (click on the picture to enlarge)
Sources of the curves plotted on the graph :
... Energy production curves : Manicore. Data : Schilling & Al. (1977), IEA (2002), Observatoire de l'Energie (1997)
... Population curve : Wikipedia
To be or not to be ? That is the question. But...
... how many human beings live today on Planet Earth? Here is the answer.