Energy : overdevelopment and the delusion of endless growth / edited by Tom Butler and George Wuerthner ; introduction by Richard Heinberg

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Subjects: Power resources
Power resources--Environmental aspects
Energy industries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Adult
Published: Sausalito, CA. : Watershed Media, c2012
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: 277 p. : ill. ; 38 cm
Additional Authors: Butler, Tom, 1963-
Wuerthner, George
Heinberg, Richard
Notes: ISBN: 9780970950086
ISBN: 097095008X
Summary: ENERGY takes an unflinching look at the systems that support our insatiable thrist for more power (and the ideas behind those systems) along with their unintended side effects. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, mountaintop-removal coal mining, and natural gas "fracking" to wind power projects and solar power plants, every source of energy has costs. Virtually every region of the globe now experiences the consequences of out-of-control energy development. No place is sacred, no landscape is safe from the relentless search for resources to power perpetual economic growth. Even the composition of the global atmosphere is affected
OCLC Number: 781679115
ISBN/ISSN: 9780970950086