Shock Epic Fails: The decade that blew up energy predictions – USA energy boom, CO2 emissions drop defied predictions! See the charts!
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1 big thing: The decade that blew up energy predictions
America’s energy sources, like booming oil and crumbling coal, have defied projections and historical precedents over the last decade, Axios’ Amy Harder and Andrew Witherspoon write for her year-end “Harder Line” column.
- Why it matters: Change can happen rapidly and unexpectedly, even in an industry known to move gradually and predictably.
With a new decade upon us, let’s look back at the last one’s biggest, most surprising energy changes.
- These five charts show U.S. Energy Information Administration projections from a decade ago, with current EIA data to show what actually happened.