The Great Decoupling
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The Great Decoupling
The World Is Growing, Greener

The decoupling of economic growth from energy consumption—the ability to produce more units of GDP from each unit of energy consumed—is one of the most important trends going for the environment. The environmental movement has been slow to embrace this phenomenon, but as BP writes in its annual Energy Outlook, the world is figuring out how to grow green.

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