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  • AEO 2018 Forecasts a Fossil Future and Nearly Flat Carbon Dioxide Emissions

  • February 15, 2018

  • The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) 2018 projects that fossil fuels will supply 78 percent of the nation’s energy in 2050, only slightly down from 81 percent today. Further, carbon dioxide emissions in the agency’s forecast grow only slightly in the ensuing three decades—by just 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2050, despite the economy almost doubling over the 34-year forecast. The mix of fuels is projected to change with natural gas and ...
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The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) 2018 projects that fossil fuels will supply 78 percent of the nation’s energy in 2050, only slightly down from 81 percent today. Further, carbon dioxide emissions in the agency’s forecast grow only slightly in the ensuing three decades—by just 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2050, despite the economy almost doubling over the 34-year forecast. The mix of fuels is projected to change with natural gas and ... Read More
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