… there is an overarching consensus even from the IEA   [ International Energy Agency ]

… strong global demand growth for crude oil for 2024/25

…  rising demand from developing nations

… similar strong demand growth for natural gas, coal

… even wood in the energy sector

… carbon-intensive fuels saw record or near-record demand in 2023

… all likely to set new records for 2024 and probably 2025, too

…  the human race is using more carbon-intensive fuels than it ever has before

… and is set to use more and more going forward

… The vaunted “energy transition” is simply not happening. Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 is, for all intents and purposes, dead