Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook
. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000
Figure 4.5. Recent and projected trends
in primary energy consumption.
- Alcamo et al. (1996b); Darmstadter (1971).
- Primary energy consumption
is used here only for purposes of comparison and includes coal; oil;
gas; and modern biofuels, nuclear, and renewable resources such as
hydropower, solar power, and wind power.