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The end of energy obesity : breaking today's energy addiction for a prosperous and secure tomorrow

Author: Peter Tertzakian; Keith Hollihan
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly everything that defines our way of life requires energy-consuming devices, from cars, planes, trains, and air conditioning to lights and computers. And our global appetite for energy keeps growing as population and wealth obliges consumption on an unfathomable scale. Energy economist Peter Tertzakian explores how the world can reduce its energy appetite and change its diet of fuels for a prosperous and secure  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Tertzakian; Keith Hollihan
ISBN: 9780470435441 0470435445
OCLC Number: 294879155
Description: xv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1: The making of our energy appetite. After the banquet ; Whetting the energy appetite ; The first principle of energy consumption ; The world's factory --
pt. 2: Elusive solutions. Breaking our energy diet ; Price and value ; Eating our efficiencies ; Complex carbons ; The maddening allure of the first principle --
pt. 3: Thinking out of the box. The asymmetry principle ; Beyond nostalgia ; Conservation 2.0 ; Dissolving distance ; A low-carb, highly-scaleable diet ; The energy health craze --
Epilogue: Leadership on the commons.
Responsibility: Peter Tertzakian with Keith Hollihan.

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In The End of Energy Obesity, energy expert and bestselling author Peter Tertzakian takes the energy discussion a step further by examining habits, lifestyles, mindsets, and technologies that might  Read more...

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