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NPPs is free of energy cost and contributes to surplus energy, which can be variously called surplus value or profit. 04 GToe) used extensively for cooking energy and which is a non-market good. The per capita commercial TPES + biomass energy consumption in the European Union and North America is of the order of 2-4 times the world average and 5-10 times that in India. There is great inequity in energy consumption between nations and within nations. The ratio of commercial TPES + biomass energy to total energy is higher for the European Union and North America than for Asia, Africa and South America, as the former regions use a greater proportion of fossil fuels.

SEARCH FOR A ROADMAP TO A SUSTAINABLE, EQUITABLE AND PEACEFUL HUMAN SOCIETY. To become sustainable, equitable and a peaceful society, humans must power down by at least 60%, become solar beings, distribute energy equitably and manage it democratically. For this, global outlook must change from Gain maximization for a few to Risk minimization for all species. The formulation of sustainability indices and a wide public discussion for short and a medium term programmes for such a transition should be conducted.

These systems allow share subscribers to pick up a vehicle from one point and drop it off at another. There are around 535 bike-sharing programmes around the world with an estimated fleet of 517,000 bicycles, the largest being in China. Car share systems have become popular in cities like York. Such systems should be encouraged to reduce transport energy expense.  Local currencies: Encouraging the development of local currencies will give impetus to localism and help reduce transport energy expenditure.

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