Takes a look at energy, exploring what it means to be renewable or alternative", and looking at what the future of energy might bring. This series includes books,..."
Daniel Yergin, Pullitzer Prize winning author of 'The Prize. This book is a gripping account of the quest to meet the world' energy needs - and the power and riches that come with it. In the Quest Yergin tells the inside stories of the oil market; the rise of the 'petrostate', the race to control the resources of the former Soviet empire and the massive corporate mergers that transformed the oil landscape. Yergin also reveals the turbulent history of nucear power, coal and natural gas, investigates energy renewables, - biofuels,wind and solar energy.
Many people wonder: Are we really running out of oil, or is it all a ruse to drive prices up? Is nuclear power safe and economical? Is solar energy really the key to...