World’s 200-Year Energy Demand Boom Seen Peaking by the 2050s

  • Coal demand to peak around 2020; oil in the 2030s: Bernstein
  • Energy demand forecast to grow another 30% before peaking
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Global energy demand has been growing at a breakneck pace since the 19th century. That’ll change in about 40 years, according to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.

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