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The Resource Power trip : the story of energy, Michael E. Webber

Power trip : the story of energy, Michael E. Webber

Label
Power trip : the story of energy
Title
Power trip
Title remainder
the story of energy
Statement of responsibility
Michael E. Webber
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Energy is humanity's single most important resource. In fact, as energy expert Michael E. Webber argues in Power Trip, the story of how societies rise can be told largely as the story of how they manage energy sources through time. In 2019, as we face down growing demand for and accumulating environmental impacts from energy, we are at a crossroads and the stakes are high. But history shows us that energy's great value is that it allows societies to reinvent themselves. Power Trip explores how energy has transformed societies of the past and offers wisdom for today's looming energy crisis. There no magic bullet; energy advances always come with costs. Scientific innovation needs public support. Energy initiatives need to be tailored to individual societies. We must look for long-term solutions. Our current energy crisis is real, but it is solvable. We have the power"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Webber, Michael E.
Dewey number
333.79
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ163.2
LC item number
.W368 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Power resources
  • Energy development
  • Energy consumption
  • Technology and civilization
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy development
  • Power resources
  • Technology and civilization
Label
Power trip : the story of energy, Michael E. Webber
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Water -- Food -- Transportation -- Wealth -- Cities -- Security -- Epilogue : the future of energy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 294 pages
Isbn
9781541644397
Lccn
2018047339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1039671228
  • (OCoLC)1039671228
Label
Power trip : the story of energy, Michael E. Webber
Publication
Copyright
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
Water -- Food -- Transportation -- Wealth -- Cities -- Security -- Epilogue : the future of energy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 294 pages
Isbn
9781541644397
Lccn
2018047339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1039671228
  • (OCoLC)1039671228

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