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Energy demand rose by 5.8% and carbon emissions by 5.7% last year, BP reports

Monday 4 Jul 22 10:30am


ENERGY use rose by 5.8% last year while carbon emissions also increased, though fossil fuels continued to make up a smaller chunk of global energy use, according to BP's recently released "Statistical Review of World Energy."

Last year, energy demand across the globe exceeded the 2019 level by 1.3%, BP estimates. Fossil fuels accounted for 82% of the primary energy use, which was down from 83% in 2019 and 85% five years ago.

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