Scientists have figured out how to help babies survive birth and how to cure sicknesses, causing the population to rise
Over many years, we have figured out how to use energy to help us in our everyday lives. People have put these things into their schedules and made it the new normal, resulting in more energy being used.
The use of cars has gone up because of the population rising.
The amount of manufacturing and business has gone up causing more energy use.
The use of phones has gone up drastically in the past few years, resulting in more energy being used.
The United States makes up about 4.25% of the world population.
The United States consumes about 17% percent of the worlds energy.
The reason why the United States only makes up 4.25% of the worlds population but consumes 17% of the worlds energy, is because the people living in the United States have a lot of access to energy so we tend to use a lot in our daily lives.