The World Energy Crisis and the Task of Retrenchment: Reaching the Peak of Oil Production

The World Energy Crisis and the Task of Retrenchment: Reaching the Peak of Oil Production

by Seymour Itzkoff, Seymour W. Itzkoff
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773450561
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Matthew R. Simmons Simmons, Matthew R.

Introduction 1

Pt. I Prologue - Paradigm Shift 9

Ch. I Warning - Revolution 11

Ch. II The Fossil Energy Age Ends: Facts and Inferences 31

Ch. III Renewables and Our Energy Future 53

Pt. II Prologue - Reason Astray 71

Ch. IV The High Bar of Modernity 75

Ch. V The Moral Failure of Modern Liberalism 95

Ch. VI Why Islamic Hatred of the West 117

Ch. VII Environment vs. Biology: Our Future in Question 129

Ch. VIII The Eugenics Revolution and Human Nature 157

Ch. IX Liberalism vs. Conservatism: The Unwinding of a Debate 171

Pt. III Prologue - Light at the Distance 189

Ch. X Population Overshoot 191

Ch. XI Human Capital: Secularism and Democracy 207

Ch. XII How Diverse a World? 223

Epilogue 237

Bibliography 243

Index 255

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