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The impending world energy mess : what it is and what it means to you!

Author: Robert L Hirsch; Roger H Bezdek; Robert M Wendling
Publisher: [Burlington, ON] : Apogee Prime, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Helps to educate readers about the realities of energy in general and oil in particular. This book provides a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of a number of electric power production technologies, and in particular, the inherent weaknesses in solar and renewable technologies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Hirsch; Roger H Bezdek; Robert M Wendling
ISBN: 9781926837116 1926837118
OCLC Number: 668093099
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What this is about --
Thinking about oil --
Understanding oil fields --
Oil reserves & production --
World oil production, prices, and world GDP --
What are the forecasters forecasting? --
How is the oil debacle like to unfold? --
The realities of the world oil enterprise --
Administrative mitigation --
The best that physical mitigations can provide --
Let's save our way out of impending oil shortages --
Criteria for judging energy processes --
Other transportation fuel options --
Comments on various electric generation options --
Winners and losers when world liquid fuels production declines --
Global warming --
How you might be impacted and what to do --
Conclusions --
Postscript: the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling disaster.
Responsibility: by Robert L. Hirsch, Roger H. Bezdek, Robert M. Wendling.

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Helps to educate readers about the realities of energy in general and oil in particular. This book provides a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of a number of electric power production technologies, and in particular, the inherent weaknesses in solar and renewable technologies.

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