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A wealth of very useful information about energy use, resources, and environmental and socioeconomic impact, and the author's unabashed but educated opinions about approaches to the future. Thought-provoking and highly worthwhile reading for both believers and unbelievers.(Professor Noam Lior, Editor-in-Chief, ENERGY - The International Journal)
A thorough introduction to the subject and a thoughtful consideration of the conundrums it presents. Smil skillfully guidees readers through the forests and the trees.(Foreign Affairs)
...[A] sweeping survey of global energy trends...(Jeremiah Creedon Utne)
Energy at the Crossroads provides a highly accessible tour of the state of the energy world.(Daniel M. Kammen Science)
Smil has the best macroscope of all current energy analysts.(Jesse H. Ausubel , Director, Program for the Human Environment, The Rockefeller University)
The most sober, thorough, and thoughtful integrated text on energy available, and it embodies core facts and some fundamental truths that any analyst of energy issues should ponder.(Michael Grubb Nature)
...[Zeroes] in on the issue of reconciling the world's accelerating demand for energy...(Peter D. Blair American Scientist)
Great content for technical energy matters. It has a lot of helpful examples and resources to better understand energy needs and evaluate options.Published on August 27, 2013 by Richard W Thomas
the book arrived quickly and in the condition described. i was very pleased with the purchase.Published on July 1, 2009 by Shivani Shah
Regardless of your position on global warming, this is a very scholarly and informative must-read book.Published on September 21, 2007 by MES
Read this for a Global Energy course, and I might I write that this is one book that I would not recommend to any one that is not working or investing in the industry. Read morePublished on February 20, 2006 by E Neel