Unformatted text preview: • Doubling time • Energy reserves and resources o "Reserves" represent that portion of demonstrated resources that can be recovered economically with the application of extraction technology available currently or in the foreseeable future. Reserves include only recoverable energy. o “Resources” represent that portion of the energy that is known to exist or even suspected to exist irrespective of technical or economic viability. So reserves are a subset of resources. • How long will the reserves last?...
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- Spring '07
- energy consumption, Energy development, World energy resources and consumption, Peak oil, utilized energy source