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"Preventing resource conflicts in the face of increasing global populations and demands in the 21st century is a high priority for the Department of Defense. All solution options to these challenges should be explored, including opportunities from space."

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Figure 1. Extrapolating Possible Directions in Global Power Demand (or Consumption) vs. CO2 Levels

Figure 2. Extrapolating Possible Directions in Global Energy Demand (or Consumption) over Time

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