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Energy beyond oil

Author: Paul Mobbs
Publisher: Leicester, UK : Troubador, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Energy Beyond oil examines the issue of energy use and supply, how much energy we consume today, how long our current reserves of energy might last, and what this will mean for the amount of energy our society will have in future. It looks at how much energy different sources (fossil, nuclear, renewable fuels) might contribute, and how society may have to change if we rely upon these alternative sources of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Mobbs
ISBN: 1905237006 9781905237005
OCLC Number: 60514152
Description: x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. What is it about oil?. p. 1. 2. Where does the energy go?. p. 14. 3. Peak oil --
why and when?. p. 35. 4. Climate change. p. 57. 5. Energy policy and energy use. p. 73. 6. Conventional and nuclear energy. p. 87. 7. Low carbon energy sources. p. 107. 8. Renewable energy. p. 123. 9. How much do we need to cut?. p. 143. 10. Tune out, turn off, be happy?. p. 163.
Responsibility: Paul Mobbs.

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In order that you can share the argument, this book explores the issues in detail. The data. The trends. The projections. The possible outcomes. Hopefully, at the end of this process, you will be  Read more...

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"An easy to read, thought-provoking book. It avoids the 'gloom and doom' attributes of many earlier publications and contains a very useful 14-page bibliography of free web-based sources of Read more...

 
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