World Energy Crisis: A Reference Handbook - Contemporary World Issues (Hardback)David E. Newton (author)
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This book provides a historical background for the world's current energy problems, describing how the Industrial Revolution has led us to the impending end of the "Age of Fossil Fuels," and describes possible solutions for averting a global crisis.
* A bibliographic chapter devoted to print and electronic resources on the topic useful to readers interested in continuing their research on world energy issues
* Profiles of individuals and organizations with special interests in the world energy crisis
* 20 tables providing relevant data, such as a list of the years various countries hit "peak oil" (the maximum amount of oil produced in a single year)
* Primary documents relating to the world energy crisis
Number of pages: 334
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 231 x 157 x 30 mm
"All in all, this handbook makes a wonderful resource for those starting research on energy-related topics. Highly recommended." - Choice
"The inclusion of the current state of energy, along with statistical data, contributes to the value as a single source of coverage on the problems the world faces today meeting its increasing energy demands." - ARBA
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