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The Resource Burning up : a global history of fossil fuel consumption, Simon Pirani

Burning up : a global history of fossil fuel consumption, Simon Pirani

Label
Burning up : a global history of fossil fuel consumption
Title
Burning up
Title remainder
a global history of fossil fuel consumption
Statement of responsibility
Simon Pirani
Title variation
Global history of fossil fuel consumption
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the history of fossil fuels' relentless rise since the mid-twentieth century, Dispelling explanations foregrounding individual consumption and arguments that population growth is the main problem, Pirani shows how fossil fuels are consumed through technological, social, and economic systems, and that these systems much change
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pirani, Simon
Dewey number
  • 333.8209
  • 333.8/2113
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • TP318
  • HD9502.A2
LC item number
  • .P573 2018
  • P56 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fossil fuels
  • Fossil fuels
  • Fossil fuels
  • Energy consumption
Label
Burning up : a global history of fossil fuel consumption, Simon Pirani
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The 1950s and 1960s: post-war boom
  • The 1970s: crises and oil price shocks
  • Patterns of electrification
  • The 1980s: recession and recovery
  • The 1990s: shunning the global warming challenge
  • The 2000s: acceleration renewed
  • Part III:
  • Reflections
  • Interpretations and ideologies
  • Possibilities
  • Part I:
  • Conclusions
  • Appendices
  • Measuring environmental impacts, energy flows and inequalities
  • Additional figures and tables
  • Contexts
  • Fossil fuels before 1950
  • Energy technologies
  • Energy in society
  • Fossil fuel consumption in numbers
  • Part II:
  • Chronologies
Control code
ocn986680332
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 255 pages
Isbn
9780745335629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99979032596
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)986680332
Label
Burning up : a global history of fossil fuel consumption, Simon Pirani
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The 1950s and 1960s: post-war boom
  • The 1970s: crises and oil price shocks
  • Patterns of electrification
  • The 1980s: recession and recovery
  • The 1990s: shunning the global warming challenge
  • The 2000s: acceleration renewed
  • Part III:
  • Reflections
  • Interpretations and ideologies
  • Possibilities
  • Part I:
  • Conclusions
  • Appendices
  • Measuring environmental impacts, energy flows and inequalities
  • Additional figures and tables
  • Contexts
  • Fossil fuels before 1950
  • Energy technologies
  • Energy in society
  • Fossil fuel consumption in numbers
  • Part II:
  • Chronologies
Control code
ocn986680332
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 255 pages
Isbn
9780745335629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99979032596
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)986680332

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