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POWER PLAYS: ENERGY OPTIONS IN THE AGE OF PEAK OIL by Robert Rapier

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Index

A

Advanced wood combustion (AWC) systems, 30

American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES), 236

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), 236

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), 140

B

Bagasse, 164

Bicycling, 192194

Biodiesel, 173174

British thermal units (BTUs), 30

C

Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), 236

Cellulose, 165166

Climate change, 67. See also Global warming

Coal nonrenewable primary energy sources, 1920

production, 45

coal consumption, 47

forms, 46

longwall mining, 47

room and pillar mining, 46

safety and environmental considerations, 4748

Compressed natural gas (CNG)

advantages, 171

disadvantages, ...

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