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Fossil-fuel

The essential data about fossil-fuel explained in 19 infographics. Detailed charts covering fossil fuel production gap, petroleum in the us 1950–2018, us energy consumption by fuel and sector, us energy consumption by source 1950-2018 and more. Learn the truth about fossil-fuel and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
Fossil Fuel Production Gap Countries are planning to produce about 50% more fossil fuels by 2030 than would be consistent with a 2°C global average temperature rise, and 120% more than would be consistent with a 1.5°C rise. The production gap is largest for coal. By 2030, countries...
Petroleum in the US 1950–2018
US Energy Consumption by Fuel and Sector
US Energy Consumption by Source 1950-2018
US Electrical Power Sector
Years of Fossil Fuels Left 2016
Per Capita Energy Consumption 2014
Proven Coal Reserves In 2014, coal-powered plants at electrical utilities in the US accounted for 39% of electricity production, 27.5% in 2018, and 23.5% in 2019. The decline is due to increased availability of natural gas, decreased consumption, increase in renewable power,...
Proven Natural Gas Reserves
Major Oil Producers and Consumers Coal has been used since the industrial revolution but only in the last 100 years have huge quantities of oil and gas been removed from underground reservoirs. Oil and gas are used as fuel energy in combustion engines and as "feed stock" for other industries...
Crude Oil Reserves by Region
U.S. Petroleum Top Imports and Exports
World Energy Use By Fuel
Global Carbon Budget
Petroleum Discharges into the Oceans
Oil Tanker Spills
US Electricity Generation
US Petroleum Production and Net Imports 2018
Fossil Fuel
Industrialized civilization is dependent upon cheap and reliable fossil fuel energy. This section includes a look at production, consumption, remaining known resources and the global carbon budget.


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