This site displays statistics about the world energy system, and information about its impacts on the world’s biosphere. These impacts are shown in the news feed and climate change pages.

Content may only be reused for educational and non-profit purposes. I do not receive any benefits from this site, nor do I have any affiliations with any commerce.

This site was created and is maintained by Shane White, B. Eng. Electronic. Feel free to contact me if you have suggestions.

To the best of my knowledge, visits to this website are not counted and not tracked in any manner.

Flag images on the Country Profiles page are copied with thanks from Flags of the World.

Credit for photos on the homepage are listed below in order of appearance:

  1. Kooragang coal export terminal stockyards, Newcastle, Australia1,
  2. Los Angeles2,
  3. Curtis Island, Australia3,
  4. Alta Wind Energy Center from Oak Creek Road, California4,
  5. Sunset over Tokyo5,
  6. Coal fired power stations in China6,
  7. Map of the world7, and
  8. Illustration of temperature overshoot8.
  1. https://pwcs.com.au()
  2. Photo by img.ly on Unsplash, https://unsplash.com/photos/SuhWMcXsrJQ()
  3. https://www.bechtel.com/projects/curtis-island-lng/()
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alta_Wind_Energy_Center, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alta_Wind_Energy_Center_from_Oak_Creek_Road.jpg, Z22 / CC BY-SA https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0()
  5. Arto Marttinen wandervisions, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sunset_over_Tokyo_(Unsplash).jpg()
  6. Patrick Galey, https://phys.org/news/2021-07-covid-recovery-all-time-emissions-high.html()
  7. US Government, Central Intelligence Agency / Public domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_the_world_by_the_US_Gov_as_of_2016_no_legend.svg()
  8. https://library.wmo.int/doc_num.php?explnum_id=5188()