Energy demand will double by 2050, shale gas could ease stress (Shell)

Engineering News 28 March, 2014.

The global energy outlook is that energy demand will double by 2050 and the world’s population will grow to nine-billion, creating a need for increased energy supply with reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

He stated that shale gas was “cleaner” than coal and had half the CO2 emissions of coal, adding that, building power plants forshale gas would be faster than building coal-fired power stations.

(EGI Ed note: Take this with a pinch of carbon.)


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