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  • EIA Expects Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions to Increase Through 2040

  • September 25, 2017

  • The Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released its International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO) with energy projections through 2040. Despite expecting global coal consumption to remain flat, the IEO forecasts global carbon dioxide emissions will increase by 16 percent between 2015 and 2040 as the consumption of all other fuels increases. According to the IEO, fossil fuels will supply the majority of demand in 2040—a 77 percent market share—despite renewable energy growing the fastest. The agency expects both natural gas and petroleum to increase d...
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The Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released its International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO) with energy projections through 2040. Despite expecting global coal consumption to remain flat, the IEO forecasts global carbon dioxide emissions will increase by 16 percent between 2015 and 2040 as the consumption of all other fuels increases. According to the IEO, fossil fuels will supply the majority of demand in 2040—a 77 percent market share—despite renewable energy growing the fastest. The agency expects both natural gas and petroleum to increase d... Read More
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