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  • Confronting Collapse

    The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

    The book that inspired the movie Collapse.The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the global economy, and our entire way of life.In Confronting Collapse, author Michael C. Ruppert, a former LAPD narcotics officer turned investigative journalist, details the intricate connections ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • The "Peak Oil" Scare and the Coming Oil Flood

    In the last decade, oil experts, geologists, and policy makers alike have warned that a peak in oil production around the world was about to be reached and that global economic distress would result when this occurred. But it didn't happen. The "Peak Oil" Scare and the Coming Oil Flood refutes the recent claims that world oil production is nearing a peak and threatening economic disaster by ... Read more

    $47.69 USD

  • Audiobook

    A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World

    Narrated by Dick Hill ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 17 min

    In 2006, world oil consumption will exceed one thousand barrels per second. The news marks an important change that will have a far-reaching impact on world economies, investments, and business profitability. In A Thousand Barrels a Second, Chief Energy Economist of ARC Financial Peter Tertzakian examines the future of oil and offers insights into what it will take to rebalance our energy needs ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The First Half of the Age of Oil

    An Exploration of the Work of Colin Campbell and Jean Laherrère

    series SpringerBriefs in Energy
    According to the conventional wisdom, we live in a post-industrial information age. This book, however, paints a different picture: We live in the age of oil. Petroleum fuels and feedstocks are responsible for much of what we take for granted in modern society, from chemical products such as fertilizer and plastics, to the energy that moves people and goods in a global economy. Oil is a nearly ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • The Oil Crisis

    by Fiona Venn ...
    series Turning Points
    In October 1973 two crises – one economic, one political – intersected, with dramatic and long term consequences for international relations. On 6 October, Egypt and Syria launched an attack on Israel, and within a few days the major Arab oil producers announced their support by use of the ‘oil weapon’, including a boycott of supplies for countries friendly to Israel and a programme of production ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • The oil crisis in the 1970s and its consequences for the world economy

    Essay from the year 2004 in the subject Business economics - Economic and Social History, grade: 2,0, Turku School of Economics (Department of economics), course: Economic History and Development, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Nowadays oil is still the world's most important single source of energy. The world's industry is influenced by the cost of energy which, in ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • Governing Europe in a Globalizing World

    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis

    series Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union
    The complex relationship between globalization and European integration was largely shaped in the 1970s. During this decade, globalization began, for the first time, to threaten Western European prosperity.Using an innovative approach, the book shows how western Europeans coped with the challenges of globalization during a time of deep economic crisis during the period 1973-1986. It examines the ... Read more

    $47.69 USD

  • Oil Crisis in Iran

    From Nationalism to Coup d'Etat

    Focusing on the turbulent twenty-eight months between April 1951 and August 1953, this book, based on recently declassified CIA and US State Department documents from the Mossadeq administration tell the story of the Iranian oil crisis, which would culminate in the coup of August 1953. Throwing fresh light on US involvement in Iran, Ervand Abrahamian reveals exactly how immersed the US was in ... Read more

    $26.29 USD

  • The China Study Explained: Analysis & Review of The China Study By T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell

    In today’s diet-crazed society, one main theme seems to emerge. Carbohydrate heavy foods like fruit are not good for you and if you eat them, you could get fat and even sick. This is a major principle of the low-carb movement.Is this assessment correct? What if that was all wrong? In the China Study, we will find out just how beneficial a plant-based diet is and why we don’t need to fear carbs as ... Read more

    $2.99 USD