Studying the evolution of the world's population can help us discover our future energy needs and work toward covering them in a sensible manner.
How many people there are now and how many in 2050. See data pertaining to the evolution of the global population.
Cities will tend to be more urbanized. See where the greatest populations will be located in 2050.
Current scenario: assumes no changes in policies approved and applied until mid-2017, without including any new policies.
Reference scenario: takes into account announced policies, plans, and commitments that will be carried out until mid-2017, even if they have not been formally approved. It takes into consideration the fulfillment of the Paris Agreement in this regard (in particular the fulfillment of the undersigned commitments in Paris to reduce emissions between 2020 and 2030, the NDCs [Nationally Determined Contributions], as well as the announcements made until mid-2017 that anticipate the tougher stance, for example in China, or the looser stance, for example in the US, regarding these commitments).
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