Media Type: Articles - Recent
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)
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