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Author Muller, R. (Richard)

Title Energy for future presidents : the science behind the headlines / Richard A. Muller.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    333.79 MUL    Lost and Paid
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 350 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Energy catastrophes. Fukushima ; The Gulf Oil Spill ; Global warming and climate change -- The energy landscape. The natural-gas windfall ; Liquid energy security ; Shale oil ; Energy productivity -- Alternative energy. Solar surge ; Wind ; Energy storage ; The coming explosion of nuclear power ; Fusion ; Biofuels ; Synfuel and high-tech fossil fuels ; Alternative alternatives : hydrogen, geothermal, tidal, and wave power ; Electric automobiles ; Natural-gas automobiles ; Fuel cells ; Clean coal -- What is energy? The properties of energy ; The meaning of energy ; The beauty of energy -- Advice for future presidents. Energy technology policy ; Key considerations ; Beware ; Your legacy.
Subject Power resources -- Social aspects.
Energy policy -- Social aspects
Technology and state
ISBN 9780393081619 (hardcover)
0393081613 (hardcover)
9780393345100 (pbk.)

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