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Energy, the great driver : seven revolutions and the challenges of climate change

Author: Gareth Wyn Jones
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Energy use lies at the core of all biological and human activity. Unless we understand ours and the rest of natural world's relationship with energy, we are doomed to disaster.

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JONES, GARETH WYN.
ENERGY, THE GREAT DRIVER.
[Place of publication not identified] : UNIV OF WALES PRESS, 2019
(OCoLC)1096529193
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Wyn Jones
ISBN: 9781786834249 1786834243 9781786834256 1786834251 9781786834263 178683426X
OCLC Number: 1125006299
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 199 pages)
Contents: AcknowledgementsList of IllustrationsPrologueChapter I: Introduction Chapter II: The Mysterious Origins of LifeChapter III: Harvesting the Sun Chapter IV: A Structural Revolution: Complex CellsChapter V: The Hominid FactorChapter VI: 'Food Glorious Food'?Chapter VII: Fossil Fuels -An Energy BonanzaChapter VIII: The Homeostatic Hierarchy.Chapter IX: Emergent PatternsChapter X: The Gathering Storm --
Greenhouse Gases: The Effluence of AffluenceChapter XI: On human behaviour and our social and physical constructsChapter XII: Denouement?Chapter XIII: The Human FactorNotesReferences
Responsibility: R. Gareth Wyn Jones.

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"A fascinating tour through the history of energy use on our planet - and a sobering reminder that we have very little time to make very big changes in how we think about and interact with our Read more...

 
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