Up until 2000, carbon intensity had, over the last 30 years, been decreasing by about 1.3% per year. Since 2000 it has been increasing by about 0.3% per year.This is huge, it seems to me. I still do not really understand it and am still studying this paper to figure out what's going on.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
I am really astonished at yesterday's announcement that the world's carbon intensity has been increasing since about the year 2000. Carbon intensity had been decreasing for a hundred years and I thought it was akin to a law of nature that carbon intensity always and forever decreases, because people are always and forever naturally striving to use energy more efficiently.
Posted by David Appell at 10/24/2007 07:47:00 PM