Energy: A Beginner's Guide highlights the importance of energy in both past and present societies, by shedding light on the science behind global warming and efforts to prevent it, and by revealing how our daily decisions affect energy consumption. Whether you're looking for dinner table conversation or to further your own understanding, this book will amaze and inform, uncovering the truths and exposing the myths behind one of the most important concepts in our universe.
|Subject||Economics, Current Affairs, Nature, Politics|
'"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil"
"This book is about physical rather than social sciences. It explores important topics around how energy works, how our production and use might evolve, and how this affects climate change.”
"A breath of fresh air and a gem in the bookshop. Rich in thoughtful insights and written in sparkling prose"