Depletion Of Non-Renewable Energy Sources – January 2010 Status

Non-renewable energy sources apart from their impact on global warming, they are finite. Based on the data we have today, we can predict the moment they are actually exhausted. Putting a date on these energy sources underscores the world’s need for true sustainable energy sources.

Natural Gas (in cubic meters)

Total world reserves Jan. 1st 2010:
171514266542404

World usage per second:
92653

Estimated date of exhaustion:
09:25 Sep 12, 2068

 

Oil (in barrels)

Total world reserves Jan. 1st 2010:
1175686472626

World usage per second:
986

Estimated date of exhaustion:
20:58 Oct 22, 2047

 

Coal (in metric tonnes)

Total world reserves Jan. 1st 2010:
834684384000

World usage per second:
203

Estimated date of exhaustion:
20:05 May 19, 2140

 

Uranium (in metric tonnes U-235)

Total world reserves Jan. 1st 2010:
17963

World usage per second:
0.0000042222017

Estimated date of exhaustion:
23:12 Nov 28, 2144

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