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The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World
The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
Published Date : 2012/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780241957776

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Book Description
Table of Contents
 
        Maps and Charts                            xi
Introduction                                       1  (8)
Prologue                                           9  (12)
  PART ONE The New World of Oil
    1 Russia Returns                               21 (23)
    2 The Caspian Derby                            44 (21)
    3 Across the Caspian                           65 (19)
    4 "Supermajors"                                84 (24)
    5 The Petro-State                              108(19)
    6 Aggregate Disruption                         127(16)
    7 War in Iraq                                  143(18)
    8 The Demand Shock                             161(29)
    9 China's Rise                                 190(21)
    10 China in the Fast Lane                      211(18)
  PART TWO Securing the Supply
    11 Is the World Running Out of Oil?            229(15)
    12 Unconventional                              244(22)
    13 The Security of Energy                      266(19)
    14 Shifting Sands in the Persian Gulf          285(27)
    15 Gas on Water                                312(15)
    16 The Natural Gas Revolution                  327(20)
  PART THREE The Electric Age
    17 Alternating Currents                        347(17)
    18 The Nuclear Cycle                           364(18)
    19 Breaking the Bargain                        382(17)
    20 The Urgency of Fuel Choice                  399(24)
  PART FOUR Climate and Carbon
    21 Glacial Change                              423(13)
    22 The Age of Discovery                        436(21)
    23 The Road to Rio                             457(18)
    24 Making a Market                             475(18)
    25 On the Global Agenda                        493(16)
    26 In Search of Consensus                      509(18)
  PART FIVE New Energies
    27 Rebirth of Renewables                       527(26)
    28 Science Experiment                          553(16)
    29 Alchemy of Shining Light                    569(26)
    30 Mystery of Wind                             595(25)
    31 The Fifth Fuel---Efficiency                 620(12)
    32 Closing the Conservation Gap                632(17)
  PART SIX Road to the Future
    33 Carbohydrate Man                            649(22)
    34 Internal Fire                               671(21)
    35 The Great Electric Car Experiment           692(26)
Conclusion: "A Great Revolution"                   718(8)
Acknowledgments                                    726(4)
Photo Credits                                      730(2)
Notes                                              732(38)
Bibliography                                       770(18)
Index                                              788
 

In "The Quest", master storyteller, leading energy expert and Pulitzer prize-winner for The Prize, Daniel Yergin shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a gripping story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the new energies that are competing to replace them, and the battle over climate change. Epic in scope and never more timely, "The Quest" vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.
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