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More electricity than they will ever need? goodlord, what is the installed capacity and utilization of electricity in the several north African nations that warrant surplus export to global North rather than global South?

I haven't looked it up lately. But I did read this.
UN projects world population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, driven by growth in developing countries

Moreover, the report reveals that during the 2015-2050 period, half of the world's population growth is expected to be concentrated in nine countries: India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania, the United States, Indonesia and Uganda.
During this period, the report said, the populations of 28 African countries are projected to more than double, and by 2100, 10 African countries are projected to have increased by at least a factor of five: Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Somalia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia.

Let's hope these people won't ever "need" iPhones, server farms, smart homes, Sub Zero refrigeration, public water & sewage systems, or EVs.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Aug 9th, 2017 at 01:39:19 PM EST
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