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Energy at the crossroads : global perspectives and uncertainties

Author: Vaclav Smil
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text considers the 21st century's crucial question: how to reconcile the modern world's unceasing demand for energy with the absolute necessity to preserve the integrity of the biosphere.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vaclav Smil
ISBN: 0262693240 9780262693240 0262194929 9780262194921
OCLC Number: 58052104
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: xiv, 427 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Long-term trends and achievements --
Energy linkages --
Against forecasting --
Fossil fuel futures --
Nonfossil energies --
Possible futures.
Responsibility: Vaclav Smil.
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