Oil and the Future of Energy: Climate Repair, Hydrogen, Nuclear Fuel, Renewable and Green Sources, Energy Efficiency

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Scientific American Magazine
Globe Pequot, 2007 - Nature - 239 pages
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Oil and the Future of Energy brings together the most important and accessible science writing on a topic of intense public interest and concern. In addition to oil, writers cover carbon and climate change, hydrogen, nuclear power, conservation, renewable resources, transitional strategies, and visionaries in the field today.

With their impeccable reputation for top science reporting, the editors of Scientific American present influential research and thinking from the most important scientists working with these burning global issues today. This one volume is an unparalleled resource for businesspeople, investors, and individuals who care about the planet.

  

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Collection of articles from Scientific American - some pretty outdated. Read full review

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Contents

SECOND TIME AROUND
75
The Nuclear Option
106
FUEL CELLS AND A HYDROGEN ECONOMY
114
High Hopes for Hydrogen
140
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS
147
AN ENERGYEFFICIENT ECONOMY
167
RENEWABLE ENERGY AND OTHER OPTIONS
191
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
223
INDEX
229

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Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 150 years. The magazine publishes 15 foreign language editions and has a total of more than 1,000,000 copies in circulation worldwide. International editions include those published in Holland/Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, India, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Taiwan and the Ukraine. More than 120 Nobel laureates have written for Scientific American, most of whom wrote about their prize-winning works years before being recognized by the Nobel Committee. In addition to the likes of Albert Einstein, Francis Crick, Jonas Salk and Linus Pauling, Scientific American continues to attract esteemed authors from many fields.Today, under the leadership of editor-in-chief John Rennie, the magazine continues to identify and deliver the latest developments in science and technology across a broad range of fields. Rennie received the 2000 Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science, which is given annually "to honor those who have become concurrently accomplished as researchers and/or educators, and as widely recognized magnifiers of the public's understanding of science.

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