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VIDEO: The most important 2000 years of energy history

Most people don’t spend a lot of time pondering the origins of energy, but it has an amazing history.

Now, according to commodity analysts Leigh Goehring and Adam Rozencwajg: “We are on the verge of a new chapter in the history of energy and few people realize the implications.”

In this video, the founders of New York-based research firm Goehring & Rozencwajg take us through two millennia of history that can be seen through a lens of harnessing even greater amounts of energy, and what the future has in store.

Topics covered include:

The one thing that increased real GDP growth 20-fold;Why the largest city was 1 mm people for 2,000 years;Why renewables are a major step backwards andWhy we might be on the verge of the most important energy revolution in 400 years.

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