How Much Energy Will the World Need?

How Much Energy Will the World Need?

APRIL 20, 2022

By Paul Homewood

  h/t Ian Magness

This is a must watch video by Mark Mills, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute:

Particularly interesting are his comments about changing technology. As we innovate more things, we don’t only need more energy to power them, we also need more to manufacture them.

In essence, civilisation has always progressed by making societies and economies less labour intensive, which in turn means technological. Human effort is replaced by energy intensive alternatives. There is no reason to suppose that this process will be reversed.

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