The First Half of the Age of Oil: An Exploration of the Work of Colin Campbell and Jean Laherrere

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According to the conventional wisdom, we live in a post-industrial information age. This book, however, paints a different picture: We live in the age of oil. Petroleum fuels and feedstocks are responsible for much of what we take for granted in modern society, from chemical products such as fertilizer and plastics, to the energy that moves people and goods in a global economy. Oil is a nearly perfect fuel: Energy dense, safe to store, easy to transport, and mostly environmentally benign. Most importantly, oil has been ...

The First Half of the Age of Oil: An Exploration of the Work of Colin Campbell and Jean Laherrere 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9781461460633

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