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The moral case for fossil fuels / Alex Epstein.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg 333.8 EPSTEIN (Text) 32826012106381 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 333.82 EPSTEIN (Text) 33946003135865 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781591847441
  • ISBN: 1591847443
  • Physical Description: 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-237) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The secret history of fossil fuels -- The energy challenge : cheap, plentiful, reliable energy ... for 7 billion people -- The greatest energy technology of all time -- The greenhouse effect and the fertilizer effect -- The energy effect and climate mastery -- Improving our environment -- Reducing risks and side effects -- Fossil fuels, sustainability, and the future -- Winning the future.
Summary, etc.: The author believes that "we're taught to think only of the negatives of fossil fuels, their risks and side effects, but not their positives--their unique ability to provide cheap, reliable energy for a world of seven billion people. And the moral significance of cheap, reliable energy, Epstein argues, is woefully underrated. Energy is our ability to improve every single aspect of life, whether economic or environmental"
Subject: Fossil fuels > Social aspects.
Fossil fuels > Environmental aspects.
Energy consumption > Social aspects.
Energy industries.
Combustibles fossiles > Aspect environnemental.
Combustibles fossiles > Aspect social.

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