Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider
As president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister was known for being a straight shooter, willing to challenge his peers throughout the industry. Now, heâ€™s a man on a mission, the founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy, crisscrossing the country in a grassroots campaign to change the way we look at energy in this country. While pundits proffer false new promises of green en
More often than not, people do not actively think about energy and where it comes from.
If the government says that solar energy will replace hydrocarbons by next year, we would probably take their word for it without trying to come our own conclusions.
It goes against our temperament to think in terms of numbers, of how a fringe source that is currently providing ~5% of our total energy needs is supposed to multiply it's own productivit ...more
I am glad I read the book, but it certainly wasn't light or easy ...more
A worthwhile read.