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Cover of: Energy use worldwide | Jaina L. Moan
About the Book

Global energy needs have increased dramatically over the past 100 years, and they will continue to increase, creating energy, environmental, and social crises. Can we solve this problem?The first step, according to the authors of Energy Use Worldwide: A Reference Handbook, is to understand fundamental energy issues. Combining their knowledge from the complementary fields of science and policy, the authors begin by explaining the basic facts of energyowhat it is, where it comes from, why it is important. Then they show how energy use is linked to global economics, identify key players, and examine the social and environmental consequences of our energy decisions. For readers interested inoor worried aboutoour use of fossil fuels, this book provides a keen understanding of both the problem and the possible solutions.


Library of Congress TJ163.2 .M62 2007
Dewey 333.7913

2 editions First published in 2007

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Cover of: Energy Use Worldwide
2008, ABC-CLIO
Energy Use Worldwide
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Energy use worldwide
2007, ABC-CLIO
Energy use worldwide
in English


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