6 edition of brief guide to the end of oil found in the catalog.
brief guide to the end of oil
Includes bibliographical references (p. -86).
|Other titles||End of oil|
|LC Classifications||TP355 .M345 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 86 p. :|
|Number of Pages||86|
|LC Control Number||2008378506|
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Roberts talks to both oil optimists and oil pessimists, delves deep into the economics and politics of oil, considers the promises and pitfalls of alternatives, and shows that, although the world energy system has begun its epoch-defining Cited by: The End of Oil is a "geologic cautionary tale for a complacent world accustomed to reliable infusions of cheap energy." The book centers around one irrefutable fact: the global supply of oil is being depleted at an alarming rate.4/5(96).
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The strength of the book is while it elucidates quite clearly that the peak of oil production had come and passed and that there is a need to develop renewable sources of energy more agressively, it still maintains the centrality of oil in the world's economy/5.
viii, 86 pages ; 20 cm. Petroleum as fuel. Petroleum as fuel -- Economic aspects. Energy consumption -- Forecasting. Petroleum reserves -- Forecasting. Petroleum industry and trade -. A brief guide to the end of oil, by Paul Middleton, is pretty much what it says on the cover.
I found it in a bookshop on monday on my way out of the office, and I'd finished by the time I got home. Brief /5(4).
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