World GWP is about $90Trillion, growing at 4%. At that rate in 2034 it will be $180Trillion. No matter what happens with emissions, how much heat will be generated to service this base of human installations and activity?IMAGE: The Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau highway, with up to fifty lanes at some points pic.twitter.com/IH9g6cufPc— The Int'l Spectator (@spectatorindex) February 4, 2017
For example China oil use grew 2.5% last year. That means total oil use will double in 28 years. Since oil allows sprawl and growth. How much energy converts to heat to run all that stuff?