4. In 2000, the US accounted for one-fourth of the total world energy consumption and both the US and world rates were growing at a 3.7 percent annual rate. Suppose the US cut its growth rate to 0.2 percent, while the rest of the world growth propelled by the needs of developing countries, continued to increase by the historic rate. What would be the
US share of total consumption in 2050 (in percent)?
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Utilizing the exponential growth model, the solution calculated the energy consumption of US and world total, respectively.
Human population ecology is assessed.
Considering what you know from reading the information in Chapter 13, is our population a concern? If so, how? Make sure you support your answer. You may include examples of areas of the U.S. that are overpopulated, underpopulated, etc.
The name of the book and website:
Belk, C., & Maier, V. (2010). Biology: Science for life with physiology (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Publisher's Companion Website: http://www.mybiology.com