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Challenges to our energy supply

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Power resources -- Juvenile literature, Energy conservation -- Juvenile liter
StatementEwan McLeish.
GenreJuvenile literature.
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LC ClassificationsTJ163.2 .M385 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22796209M
ISBN 139781435853577, 9781435854901, 9781435854918
LC Control Number2008052470

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In the world of energy, the decade of the s is remembered as an era of oil crises and concern that the world's energy supply was running out. It also explores the tradeoffs inherent in domestic and foreign policy required to maintain a safe, affordable energy supply." - Reference & Research Book News "The book sets out to give the reader a bird's eye view of the world's energy system and its vulnerabilities, and it delivers.

Chapters are well structured and to the : Hardcover. Fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas supply 80 percent of the world’s energy to warm homes, charge devices and power transportation.

They are also the primary human source of. At 7% above our previous outlook, today’s best estimates under our “business-as-usual” Baseline scenario foreshadow a 70% increase in oil demand by and a % rise in CO 2 emissions.

That is, in the absence of policy change and major supply constraints. The future energy challenge perspective can help navigate government and business towards a stable supply of energy.

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from the effects on the supply side of tight oil and shale gas Author: Alina Tugend.'find and fix' approach. This remains central to our work given that energy prices are unlikely to return to the levels seen in the s because of the need to invest in new, more sustainable sources of energy supply and in our energy networks.

Lessons should be learned from .