Energy, EROI, and quality of life

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Date of Publication: August 16, 2013

Year of Publication: 2013

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.

Author(s): Jessica G. Lambert, Charles A.S. Hall, Stephen Balogh, Ajay Gupta, Michelle Arnold

Journal: Energy Policy

Volume: 64 (2014)

Pages: 153-167

Categories: , , ,

How do energy and energy return on investment (EROI) relate to quality of life?  This article by Lambert et al. suggests that energy indices are highly correlated with a higher standard of living. The article also finds a saturation point at which increases in per capita energy availability or EROI are not associated with further improvement to society

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