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The theory, of course, is that eventually an inflection point in renewable production *might* be achievable, after which point total gobal energy consumption would decline. The fact, unfortunately, is that we’re nowhere near achieving such an inflection point, as Tad Patzek carefully points out: The rate of energy use and carbon dioxide emissions are virtually…

Energy Return and Rate of Return

I was just laboring over a post designed to explain the relationship between energy returned over energy invested and the importance of the *rate* of that return for our expectations about future resources, when I found out that Dr. Tom Konrad had already done this – yay! I think this is a useful and clear…