|描述：||ix, 178 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|内容：||Energy systems : their basic properties --
Global transitions : universal patterns --
National transitions : commonalities and particularities --
Coming transitions : expectations and realities.
"Vaclav Smil has written another important book on energy which is quite amazing. Although there are a lot of important books about energy, as an author Smil is in a class by himself in terms of