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The final energy crisis

Author: Sheila Newman
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Thoroughly revised and updated edition of this comprehensive survey of resource depletion.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Newman
ISBN: 9780745327181 0745327184 9780745327174 0745327176
OCLC Number: 228370383
Description: x, 324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction --
In the Beginning / Sheila Newman 1 --
Part I Measuring Our Predicament 5 --
2 101 Views from Hubbert's Peak / Sheila Newman 7 --
3 Prediction of World Peak Oil Production / Seppo A. Korpela 28 --
4 The Assessment and Importance of Oil Depletion / Colin J. Campbell 48 --
5 Coal Resources of the World / Seppo A. Korpela 75 --
Part II Geopolitics 87 --
6 The Caspian Chimera / Colin J. Campbell 93 --
7 Update to the Caspian Chimera / Sheila Newman 99 --
8 Battle of the Titans / Mark Jones 101 --
9 Dark Continent, Black Gold / Andrew McKillop 112 --
10 The Chinese Car Bomb / Andrew McKillop 119 --
11 Venezuela, Chavez, and Latin American Oil on the World Stage / Sheila Newman 128 --
Part III The Big Picture --
False Solutions, Hopes, and Fears 137 --
12 No Choice but International Energy Transition / Andrew McKillop 141 --
13 Population, Energy, and Economic Growth: The Moral Dilemma / Ross McCluney 151 --
14 Renewable Energy Limits / Ross McCluney 162 --
15 Peak Soil / Alice Friedemann 177 --
16 Notes on Terra Preta / Sheila Newman 193 --
17 Nuclear Fission Power Options / Sheila Newman 196 --
18 Fusion Illusions / Michael Dittmar 214 --
19 Geothermal / Sheila Newman 233 --
Part IV After Oil 239 --
20 France and Australia After Oil / Sheila Newman 241 --
21 North Korea: The Limits of Fossil Energy-Based Agricultural Systems / Antony Boys 261 --
22 How Will Japan Feed Itself Without Fossil Energy? / Antony Boys 275 --
23 The Simpler Way / Ted Trainer 299 --
24 In the End: Thermodynamics and the Necessity of Protecting the Natural World / Sheila Newman 309.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Newman.

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