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Figure 20.2 Trends in energy intensity of GDP by region (after Fig. 24 in EIA 2007). Note: 1 BTU = 1055.05585262 joules.

organize themselves, what they choose to consume, and what they choose to value can have at least as great an impact on human welfare as their use of energy. Unfortunately, not all unintended interdependencies of energy use can be analyzed in such a straightforward way.

Per capita energy consumption (kg oil equiv./per capita)

Figure 20.3 Relationship between human development index (HDI) and per-capita energy use 1999/2000 (Goldemberg and Johansson 2004).

Per capita energy consumption (kg oil equiv./per capita)

Figure 20.3 Relationship between human development index (HDI) and per-capita energy use 1999/2000 (Goldemberg and Johansson 2004).

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