World Energy Crisis: A Reference Handbook

World Energy Crisis: A Reference Handbook

by David E. Newton Ph.D.
     
 

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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

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Overview

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

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Easy to read and informative, World Energy Crisis: A Reference Handbook is a great place to start your research on this divisive topic." - Booklist

"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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610691475
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/31/2012
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,246,984
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

David E. Newton is the author of more than 400 textbooks, encyclopedias, workbooks, and other educational materials, primarily in the field of science and math.

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