Friday, February 28, 2014

Who needs to reduce energy use to stop #climatechange?

Visualising global energy inequality | Make Wealth History: "The current definition of ‘modern energy access‘, as used by the International Energy Agency, is 100 kWh per person per year. The image below, which is from the Center for Global Development, shows how far that amount of power would last us in different parts of the world. An American would use that in three days, a European in five. The average Ethiopian would use that much power in two years."