Global Energy Shifts

  • Author(s): Bruce Podobnik
  • Size: 160 mm × 230 mm
  • Pages: 243
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Weight: 380 gms
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179931059
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.425.00 / US $30.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 383.00 / US $27.00

Book Details

This book informs readers the history of global energy use, contextualizes the coal and oil scares and demonstrates how the convergence of specific geopolitical, commercial, and social conditions can generate rapid and far-reaching transformations in the energy foundations of our world.

Table of Contents

    List of Illustrations


    Global Energy Shifts in World Historical Perspective 1

    The Rise of Coal 18

    Conflict in Coal and the Emergence of New Energy Systems

    The First Period of Crisis

    The Rise of Oil, Natural Gas, and Nuclear Power

    The Second Period of Crisis

    Toward a Sustainable Energy System

    Fostering Sustainability in India and China

    Appendix A Sources and Methods Used to Compile Energy Data

    Appendix B Glossary of Petroleum Company Names

    Appendix C Sources of Strike Data in Energy Industries





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