Worldwide consumption of fossil energy sources
Chart and table:
The worldwide consumption of fossil energy sources and their use in electric power and heat generation in figures.
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Information and ideas:
The chart and table provide the students with an overview of where and to what extent fossil energy sources were used in 2012. These aids can be followed by discussions on the finite nature of these energy sources and on changing over to or expanding the use of renewable energy sources. Additional information can be found in the “An overview of energy sources” information sheet and the “How long will our energy sources last?” graphic.