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From the Publisher"In this solid, if pedestrian, survey of world energy issues, Moroney (economics, Texas A&M Univ.) argues that oil, natural gas, and coal—fuels now representing 85 percent of all energy consumed around the globe—will continue to dominate despite predicted depletion of world reserves."
"Moroney believes fossil fuels will continue to be the major energy sources for at least another 50 years and that carbon sequestration should be considered as an immediate approach to global warming. This would be an attainable goal because half the world's CO2 emissions are concentrated in approximately 8,000 large plants and could be captured on site. Moroney presents his case accessibly, with much statistical support,…Recommended. Lower-division undergraduate through professional collections"