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Fueling the Planet: the Past, Present, and Future of Energy
Renowned professor Michael B. McElroy leads a comprehensive examination of energy, including its history, use in the world today, and environmental consequences. Whether discussing the “oil shocks” of the 1970s, the current reliance on imported oil, or the growing buildup of carbon dioxide in the planet’s atmosphere, it is clear that energy represents one of the world’s ...more
Published 2009 by Recorded Books
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Harvard Professor McElroy provides an overview of energy history, use, and environmental consequences. There are fourteen "lectures", which start at a fairly basic level, comparable to high school science course information without the mathematics, formulae, and calculations. The concluding lectures describe the problems faced today, and an energy view of the future. The book provides an informative description of the issues of the day, without going into excessive technical details.