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              Global Ecology: Environmental Change and Social Flexibility
               

              Global Ecology: Environmental Change and Social Flexibility (Hardback)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              • $315.00

              Analyzing both social and environmental needs, this explores the problems associated with global management in the transition to a sustainable society and furthers our understanding of biospheric change.

              ISBN 9780415098854
              Published 21 October 1993 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Biofuel Delusion: The Fallacy of Large Scale Agro-Biofuels Production
               

              The Biofuel Delusion: The Fallacy of Large Scale Agro-Biofuels Production (Hardback)

              By Giampietro, Mario; Mayumi, Kozo; Ravetz, Jerome; Foreword by Smil, Vaclav

              • $170.00

              Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. This book shows that the characteristics of agro-biofuels make them neither a viable nor a desirable alternative to fossil fuels. It is suit ...

              ISBN 9781844076819
              Published 21 August 2009 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              China's Environmental Crisis: An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development: An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development
               

              China's Environmental Crisis: An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development: An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development (Hardback)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              • $264.00

              In 1982, Vaclav Smil turned upside down traditional perceptions of China as a green paradise in The Bad Earth . Updating and expanding its basic arguments and perceptions, this volume is an inquiry into the fundamental factors, needs, prospects, and limits of modern Chinese socie ...

              ISBN 9780873328197
              Published 6 May 1993 by Taylor & Francis Inc
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Usually ships 4-6 weeks – This is an indent title (internationally sourced to order from a local supplier).
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              Global Ecology: Environmental Change and Social Flexibility
               

              Global Ecology: Environmental Change and Social Flexibility (Paperback)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              • $129.00

              Analyzing both social and environmental needs, this explores the problems associated with global management in the transition to a sustainable society and furthers our understanding of biospheric change.

              ISBN 9780415098861
              Published 21 October 1993 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Usually ships 4-6 weeks – This is an indent title (internationally sourced to order from a local supplier).
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              Energy
               

              Energy (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Smil, Vaclav; Read by Ferguson, Dave

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $25.49
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              In this user-friendly and informative audiobook, prolific author and academic Vaclav Smil provides an introduction to this far-reaching term and gives the reader a greater understanding of energy's place in both past and present society. Starting with an explanation of the concep ...

              ISBN 9781743104798
              Published 1 March 2012 by Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Bolinda Beginner Guides
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              Oil
               

              Oil (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Smil, Vaclav; Read by Meldrum, Robert; Producer Nguyen, Yen

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Packed with fascinating facts and insight, this book will fuel dinner party debate, and provide readers with the science and politics behind the world's most controversial resource. Without oil, there would be no globalisation, no plastic, little transport, and a global political ...

              ISBN 9781743105115
              Published 1 May 2012 by Bolinda Publishing
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              Series Bolinda Beginner Guides
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              Energy In World History

              Energy In World History (Hardback)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              • $271.00

              Every human activity entails the conversion of energy. Changes in the fundamental sources of energy, and in the use of energy sources, are a basic dimension of the evolution of society. Our appreciation of the significance of these processes is essential to a fuller understanding ...

              ISBN 9780367008925
              Published 18 April 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Energy and Civilization: A History
               

              Energy and Civilization: A History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              • RRP: $42.50
              • $40.38
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              Revised edition of: Energy in world history / Vaclav Smil. 1994.

              ISBN 9780262536165
              Published 15 September 2018 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The MIT Press
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              Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines

              Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              • RRP: $54.99
              • $52.24
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              The story of how diesel engines and gas turbines, used to power cargo ships and jet airplanes, made today's globally integrated economy possible.

              ISBN 9780262518765
              Published 15 February 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The MIT Press
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              Energy Transitions: Global and National Perspectives, 2nd Edition
               

              Energy Transitions: Global and National Perspectives, 2nd Edition (EPUB ebook)

              By Smil, Vaclav

              This book provides a detailed, global examination of energy transitions, supplying a long-term historical perspective, an up-to-date assessment of recent and near-term advances in energy production technology and implementation, and an explanation of why efforts to limit global w ...

              ISBN 9781440853258
              Available in EPUB
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Published 31 October 2016 by ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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