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Renewable energy sources have increased in the last few years, although
fossil fuels dominate energy consumption. Renewable sources will increase
their share of total energy consumption from 8% in 2003 to 9% in 2030.
This is what the world consumes, being aware at the same time that 80%
of world greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come from energy
consumption. What is important to note is that there is no agreement about
Figure 4 shows world oil reserves today. Norway is the last one on
Figure 4. World oil reserves Source: US Geological Service, 2007. Available on: <www.usgs.gov/>. 51 United Nations Radio. Available on:
<www.unmultimedia.org/radio/english/detail/9922.html> - June
19, 2008. 41
© Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market According to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy,52,the
figures and the ranking of oil producers, in billions of barrels, are as follows:
Saudi Arabia: 262.7 (22.1%),
Iran: 132.5 (11.1%),
Iraq: 115 (9.7%),
Kuwait: 99 (8.3%),
United Arab Emirates: 97.8...
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