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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

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An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change Low oil prices are sending shockwaves through the global economy, and longtime industry observer Dieter Helm explains how this and other shifts are the harbingers of a coming energy revolution and how the fossil fuel age will come to an end. Surveying recent surges in technological innovations, Helm's provocative new book documents how the global move toward the internet-of-things will inexorably reduce the demand for oil, gas, and renewables-and prove more effective than current efforts to avert climate change. Oil companies and energy utilities must begin to adapt their existing business models or face future irrelevancy. Oil-exporting nations, particularly in the Middle East, will be negatively impacted, whereas the United States and European countries that are investing in new technologies may find themselves leaders in the geopolitical game. Timely and controversial, this book concludes by offering advice on what governments and businesses can and should do now to prepare for a radically different energy future.

The dustjacket is showing a little superficial handling wear at the edges, but the book is otherwise in excellent condition and is nearly-new.

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Added value:
Comprehensive backmetter
Author(s):
Helm, Dieter
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2017 (First)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300225628
ISBN-13:
9780300225624
Number of pages:
281
Publisher:
Yale University Press

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An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change Low oil prices are sending shockwaves through the global economy, and longtime industry observer Dieter Helm explains how this and other shifts are the harbingers of a coming energy revolution and how the fossil fuel age will come to an end. Surveying recent surges in technological innovations, Helm's provocative new book documents how the global move toward the internet-of-things will inexorably reduce the demand for oil, gas, and renewables-and prove more effective than current efforts to avert climate change. Oil companies and energy utilities must begin to adapt their existing business models or face future irrelevancy. Oil-exporting nations, particularly in the Middle East, will be negatively impacted, whereas the United States and European countries that are investing in new technologies may find themselves leaders in the geopolitical game. Timely and controversial, this book concludes by offering advice on what governments and businesses can and should do now to prepare for a radically different energy future.

The dustjacket is showing a little superficial handling wear at the edges, but the book is otherwise in excellent condition and is nearly-new.

Added value:
Comprehensive backmetter
Author(s):
Helm, Dieter
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2017 (First)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300225628
ISBN-13:
9780300225624
Number of pages:
281
Publisher:
Yale University Press

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