Going Green

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Energy Crunch for China and India

How much fuel is necessary to move a million man army from China, through India, to the Middle East in order to secure an oil supply?

China and India's pressing energy crunch

By Kumar Malhotra
BBC News

The warm welcome given by Chinese and Indian diplomats to the recent agreement by the two countries to strengthen economic, military and business links did not specifically mention one key issue - access to power supplies.

Fifteen years ago, China didn't import any oil at all.

Yet by 2030, it will be importing the same as US currently imports daily. And India's daily oil imports will have overtaken the European Union and Japan.

Those figures are from...(complete article here).

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