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The Resource Oil, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Oil, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Label
Oil
Title
Oil
Statement of responsibility
Debra A. Miller, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.8/232
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9565
LC item number
.O553 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Miller, Debra A
Series statement
Current controversies
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  • Petroleum reserves
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Energy consumption
Label
Oil, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Is the world benefiting from oil? Chapter overview / Gal Luft ; Oil has brought astounding benefits to human civilization / Environmental Literacy Council ; Oil is vital to the world economy / Terry Hathaway ; The oil and natural gas industry is an essential part of the U.S. economy / Myra Crownover ; America's dependence on Middle Eastern oil was the reason for the Iraq War / James Cogan ; Oil wealth fuels conflict within oil-producing countries / Michael L. Ross ; Oil wealth sustains oil tyrannies around the world / Alvaro Vargas Llosa -- How has the world's reliance on oil affected the environment? A century of oil has taken a heavy toll on the environment / Union of Concerned Scientists ; Oil spills and leaks cause environmental disasters / Greenpeace ; Oil and gas drilling operations have degraded the environment of the western United States / Dusty Horwitt ; Oil extraction threatens the Amazon rain forests / Rhett Butler ; Increasing demand for fossil fuels will cause even greater environmental damage in the future / Agence France-Presse (AFP) ; Peak oil could have disastrous effects on the environment / Grinning Planet -- Is the world running out of oil? The world oil supply is running out fast / Steve Connor ; Peak oil occurred on a worldwide basis in 2008 / Richard Heinberg ; The U.S. government predicts a sharp drop in world oil output / Michael T. Klare ; Peak oil is a myth / Jason Schwarz ; Oil will be a growth business for the next twenty years / Daniel Yergin ; Humans will find a better energy source long before oil runs out / Brian Dunning -- How does oil affect the future? Oil will continue to impact the global economy / Michael T. Klare ; Rising oil prices may threaten oil production and supply / Greenpeace ; Higher oil prices could strain global agriculture systems / Jason Mark ; The security of oil supply and demand is necessary to sustain the global economy / Ali Hussain ; The United States must unleash a new clean energy economy / Barack Obama ; Sustainability is the next phase of human development / Eric McLamb
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9780737749205
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009051886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn495547044
  • (OCoLC)495547044
Label
Oil, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Is the world benefiting from oil? Chapter overview / Gal Luft ; Oil has brought astounding benefits to human civilization / Environmental Literacy Council ; Oil is vital to the world economy / Terry Hathaway ; The oil and natural gas industry is an essential part of the U.S. economy / Myra Crownover ; America's dependence on Middle Eastern oil was the reason for the Iraq War / James Cogan ; Oil wealth fuels conflict within oil-producing countries / Michael L. Ross ; Oil wealth sustains oil tyrannies around the world / Alvaro Vargas Llosa -- How has the world's reliance on oil affected the environment? A century of oil has taken a heavy toll on the environment / Union of Concerned Scientists ; Oil spills and leaks cause environmental disasters / Greenpeace ; Oil and gas drilling operations have degraded the environment of the western United States / Dusty Horwitt ; Oil extraction threatens the Amazon rain forests / Rhett Butler ; Increasing demand for fossil fuels will cause even greater environmental damage in the future / Agence France-Presse (AFP) ; Peak oil could have disastrous effects on the environment / Grinning Planet -- Is the world running out of oil? The world oil supply is running out fast / Steve Connor ; Peak oil occurred on a worldwide basis in 2008 / Richard Heinberg ; The U.S. government predicts a sharp drop in world oil output / Michael T. Klare ; Peak oil is a myth / Jason Schwarz ; Oil will be a growth business for the next twenty years / Daniel Yergin ; Humans will find a better energy source long before oil runs out / Brian Dunning -- How does oil affect the future? Oil will continue to impact the global economy / Michael T. Klare ; Rising oil prices may threaten oil production and supply / Greenpeace ; Higher oil prices could strain global agriculture systems / Jason Mark ; The security of oil supply and demand is necessary to sustain the global economy / Ali Hussain ; The United States must unleash a new clean energy economy / Barack Obama ; Sustainability is the next phase of human development / Eric McLamb
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9780737749205
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009051886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn495547044
  • (OCoLC)495547044

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