Let The Resource War Commence! China Surpasses US as World's Top Energy Consumer | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

That moved China ahead of the United States as the world's biggest consumer of energy, accounting for 20.3 percent of global demand compared with 19 percent for the U.S., the report said. Global energy consumption rose in 2010 at the fastest pace since 1973, as fast-growing developing nations led a strong rebound from recession, according to a survey released Wednesday.