ISBN: 978-0-8090-2957-0, 0-8090-2957-X
Год издания: 2006
Издатель: Hill and Wang
Количество страниц: 222
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With world oil production about to peak and inexorably head toward steep decline, what fuels are available to meet rising global energy demands? That question has become ever more urgent as public attention to the imminent exhaustion of the economically vital world oil reserves has increased. Kenneth S.Deffeyes, a geologist who was among the first to warn of the coming oil crisis, now takes the next logical step and turns his attention to the earth's supply of potential replacement fuels. In Beyond Oil, he traces out their likely production futures, with special reference to that of oil, using the same analytic tools developed by his former colleague, the pioneering petroleum-supply authority M.King Hubbert. An acknowledged expert in the field, Deffeyes brings a deeply informed yet optimistic approach to bear on the growing debate. His main concern is not our long-term adaptation to a world beyond oil but our immediate future: "Through our inattention, we have wasted the years that we...