FAST FIVE: Energy Limits Are Likely To Push The World Economy Into Recession In 2022

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For 2020 and 2021, Tverberg estimates reflect increases similar to IEA indications, so only one indication is shown.

With less nitrogen fertilizer available, food production is likely to fall.

Figure 3 shows that world coal consumption has not been rising for about a decade.

World energy production for various categories, based on data from BP's 2021 Statistical Review of World Energy.

The addition of wind and solar to an electrical grid seems to encourage the closure of nuclear electricity plants, even if they have many years of safe production still ahead of them.

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