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Title Power plays : energy options in the age of peak oil / Robert Rapier.
Author Rapier, Robert.
Publication New York : Apress, [2012]
Distribution New York : Distributed by Springer-Verlag
Copyright date ©2012
Description xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 333.794 R
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents All about energy: dependence and disconnect -- Fossil fuels and nuclear power: powering modern civilization -- Renewable energy: energy of the past and the future -- Energy production: from the source to the consumer -- Global warming: how do you stop a hurricane? -- Peak oil: myth or threat to civilization? -- Nuclear power: practical solution or environmental disaster? -- Risk and uncertainty; energy security challenges -- Reducing the risks: policies to enhance energy security -- Investing in cleantech: a guide to technical due dilligence -- The race to replace oil: alternative transportation fuels -- Oil-free transportation: alternatives to the internal combustion engine -- Corn ethanol: past, present, and future -- U.S. energy politics: the elusive goal of energy independence -- The road ahead: planning and preparation.
Subject Hubbert peak theory.
Renewable energy sources.
Power resources.
Energy security -- United States.
ISBN 1430240865 :
9781430240860

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