Deffeyes writes here in a very conversationist style, with dry humor permeating.
Deffeyes also bolsters Hubbert's credibility by pointing out that his 1956 prediction that U.S. production would peak in the early 70's proved accurate.
Dr. Deffeyes explains the geology, chemistry, and physics of this very important issue.
This book is very good because it shows how peak oil will drive the search for substitutes to conventional oil. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Chad M
This was a book I had to read for my MBA program in doing a book review. It's so well written and comical at times, because the core of the subject matter is, well, rather boring. Read morePublished 10 months ago by darleen
Mr Defeyees launches a realistic scenario about the future of oil in the world. Although much criticized, has quite plausible data.Published 12 months ago by M. Maciel
This book takes the reader through the concept of peak oil and most of the possible energy sources to replace an oil shortage. Dr. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Paul Cottrell
I have started to read this book, and it is interesting and informative, about the production and use of oil, and I shall enjoy reading my way through the book.Published 23 months ago by Engstrand
Very original viewpoint. If you are not very science-oriented and want to learn about energy issues, this is a good book for you.Published on December 17, 2011 by PoorCollegeStudent
This book was assigned for an adult education course on the emerging energy crisis. It presents the case that there is a finite amount of oil to be found and produced and that the... Read morePublished on May 4, 2010 by R. Mansfield
Ever wondered about coal, or nuclear, or shale, or any of a dozen other alternatives? Or using, say, nuclear and shale in combination? Read morePublished on November 9, 2009 by Wayne Paterson
Should be required reading especially for anyone who is ignorant or foolish enough to believe "Drill here, drill now" is the solution. Read morePublished on September 22, 2008 by L. Howard