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22 Aug 13 20:23

A study by Oxford University researchers finds that when countries are rich in fossil fuels (good news in some ways), they are getting poor value for the energy they generate when measured in terms of the carbon spent to produce energy from those reserves.

The most carbon-intensive economies were found to be South Africa, Iraq, China, Russia and Saudi Arabia – all countries rich in oil and/or coal.

Norway and the UK were cited as counter-examples to the main trend.


Category: Climate/natural disasters: Climate change, Sustainable energy: Fossil fuel

Location: Norway


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