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Energy transitions : long-term perspectives

Author: Lewis J Perelman; August W Giebelhaus; Michael D Yokell
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is among the first to examine the social, political, economic, and environmental dimensions of major long-term changes in the systems of energy supply and use. Providing a uniquely holistic perspective on the dynamics of energy and societal changes, the authors examine historical examples of major energy transitions--from petroleum and na
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis J Perelman; August W Giebelhaus; Michael D Yokell
ISBN: 9780429051920 0429051921 9780429728396 0429728395 9780429708381 0429708386 9780429748400 042974840X
OCLC Number: 1103918447
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
The Past --
The Ascent of Oil: The Transition from Coal to Oil in Early Twentieth-Century America --
Resistance to Long-Term Energy Transition: The Case of Power Alcohol in the 1930s --
An Attempt at Transition: The Bureau of Mines Synthetic Fuel Project at Louisiana, Missouri --
The Transition to Solar Energy: An Historical Approach --
The Future --
The Role of the Government in the Development of Solar Energy --
Forecasting Alternative Energy Futures: The Case of Solar Energy --
Patterns of Transition: Use and Supply of Energy --
Speculations on the Transition to Sustainable Energy
Responsibility: edited by Lewis J. Perelman, August W. Giebelhaus, and Michael D. Yokell.

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This book is among the first to examine the social, political, economic, and environmental dimensions of major long-term changes in the systems of energy supply and use. Providing a uniquely holistic perspective on the dynamics of energy and societal changes, the authors examine historical examples of major energy transitions--from petroleum and na

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