The ultimate energy source

In summary, the conversation discusses the idea of the most ultimate energy source that should be used in the future. While there are various options such as wind, solar, and geothermal, the sun is seen as the ultimate source due to its ability to sustain life on Earth. However, fusion and other more esoteric sources may also be considered, as well as the fact that all energy ultimately comes from fusion.
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Thinking of 2019 and what kind of information we are being exposed of; What do you think is the most ultimate energy source that should be used from now on?
 
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Hi slomeim
Kind of a vague question, don't you think.

I would think that the "ultimate" energy source is still the sun, as it keeps the Earth at a reasonable temperature for plants and animals, including us, to be able to live on it.
 
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ESL. How we are harvesting, converting and using energy, oil is most likely not being used as a energy source in the future. Of course thermodynamics physics is involved. To clear it up; the sun. wind, waves or geo. Or some other energy source which is to cone?
 
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Fusion and similar phenomena. Also some rather esoteric sources I can't discuss here now. Wind and solar are weak temporary solutions.
 
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All energy humans have ever used ultimately came from fusion, so there you go - its fusion
 

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