Within the human society, when complexity increases, there is a matching rise in the energy use and, as can be seen all around us, modern civilization is becoming more complex by the day. Although before the industrial revolution our energy needs were modest, now the strain on our supplies of fossil fuels is ever increasing. Oil will continue to play a major role and be a hugely important energy source in the years to come. However, it is necessary to use energy efficiently, conserve, and develop technologies and energy sources that will allow the most efficient use of fossil fuels possible.
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