- Jun 25, 2020 6:08 pm GMT
Hardly affected by growing support for decarbonizing the energy system, fossil fuels are expected to continue dominating global energy.
Natural gas has not reset the carbon trajectory. In the US, carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas have surpassed those from burning coal.
EIA expects no relief: world energy consumption is expected to grow from 549 quadrillion Btu in 2012 to 815 quadrillion Btu in 2040. McKinsey projects that energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will rise 14 percent in the next 20 years.
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