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

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Preface

At various times over the past five years, I have seriously considered writing a comprehensive book about energy. My primary motivation for writing about energy is a sincere belief that many of our current global energy policies entail unacceptable trade-offs and threaten future generations. As a result, I feel compelled to engage people on the topic of energy, with the hope that these discussions can gradually help influence energy policy in a positive way.

To be clear, this is not a book about peak oil. There are plenty of those that cover both sides of that issue. This book is about the many energy options we have, and the many trade-offs we make as a result of our energy choices. The topic of peak oil is certainly covered, but I ...

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