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Distinguished physicist David Goodstein ventures outside his area of expertise and gets it devastatingly, embarassingly WRONG. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Thomas H.
Great book, thanks!! Love the topic and the facts --very powerful topic! The US better get dependence on something other than oil!Published on December 1, 2013 by Robert S. Widner
Still true, even after fracking and tar sands. The hydrocarbons may still be there; but the climate damage is too great if we chose to burn them.Published on November 16, 2013 by Solar Reigns
Gives a good picture of the depletion of oil with a simplistic background on thermodynamics. I had a few quibbles with some of the information on different energy sources (this... Read morePublished on September 9, 2013 by PrimeP
First, the bad news. Most of this book is off-topic. Only a small fraction of the book deals with peak oil or running out of gas. Read morePublished on April 10, 2010 by floobedy
"Out of Gas" is a book that anyone concerned with survival should read. One must not expect technology to fix the shortage of fossil fuels. Read morePublished on November 12, 2009 by David A. Cornell
Great overview of energy and fuel in current society. It explained some that I already knew, but never went too wonky or too simplistic. Read morePublished on April 13, 2009 by S. Hill
A simple easily read and understood description of the mess we are in written by one of the great teachers of the modern era. Read morePublished on August 7, 2008 by Dr. A. James