The Energy Glut: The Politics of Fatness in an Overheating World

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World-wide, over a billion adults are overweight and 300 million are officially 'obese', more than 3,000 people die every day on the world's roads and global warming and war threaten our survival as a species. The Energy Glut tells the story of energy and how our abuse of fossil fuel energy links all of these public issues as manifestations of the same fundamental planetary malaise. This exciting new book argues that the pulse of fossil fuel energy released from the ground after the discovery of oil not only started the ...

The Energy Glut: The Politics of Fatness in an Overheating World 2010, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781848135185

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