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Energy security and climate change : a Canadian primer

Author: Cy Gonick
Publisher: Black Point, N.S. : Fernwood Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Delving into the origins of the current twin crises of peak oil and climate change, this book brings together some of Canada's and the world's leading authorities to evaluate the various solutions being advanced. What emerges is an engrossing discussion that is critical, sophisticated, and plain spoken. Not only does it clearly demonstrate that the two crises are linked{u2014}oil being a major cause of climate  Read more...
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Energy security and climate change.
Black Point, N.S. : Fernwood Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)891469819
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cy Gonick
ISBN: 9781552662489 1552662489
OCLC Number: 145429173
Notes: "Foreword by Rt. Hon. Edward R. Schreyer"--Cover.
Description: [167] p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART 1: PEAK OIL, ENERGY AND WATER SECURITY --
Energy futures: more questions than answers / by Julian Darley --
Responding to the challenge of peak oil / by Richard Heinberg --
Peak oil and alternative energy / by Jack Santa-Barbara --
Scouring ccum and tar from the bottom of the pit: junkies desperately seeking one last giant oil fix in Canada's Boreal Forest / by Petr Cizek --
Power speaks to power under the nuclear revival tent / by Marita Moll --
Capturing revenues from resource extraction / by John W. Warnock --
The US Energy Act and electricity: what it means for Canada / by Marjorie Griffin Cohen --
Climate change and energy security for Canadians / by Gordon Laxer --
Peak oil and the future of agriculture: has Cuba shown the way? / by Paul Phillips --
PART 2: CLIMATE CHANCE --
Bridging peak oil and climate change activism / by Richard Heinberg --
Getting personal about climate change / by Metta Spencer --
The obscenity of carbon trading / by Kevin Smith --
The corporate climate coup / by David Noble --
Turning on Canada's tap? / by Tony Clarke --
Fudging the numbers: Stephen Harper's Response to climate change / by Dale Marshall --
A twelve-step program to combat climate change / by Cy Gonick and Brendn Haley --
Statistical appendix on world oil reserves / by John W. Warnock.
Responsibility: edited by Cy Gonick.
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Explores the origins of twin crises (in the context of peak oil and climate change) and evaluates the various solutions being advanced. This book is useful to those seeking an introduction to the  Read more...

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