Fossil fuels continue to be the main source of energy consumption in the United States, which uses a quarter of the world's oil and a fifth of all the coal consumed each year.
Globally, total energy use is projected to increase more than 50 percent by 2025, with the fastest growth expected in emerging economies such as China and India.
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