Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet

Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet

Authors : Richard Martin

ISBN10 : 1137279346 ISBN13 : 9781137279347

Genres : Nonfiction,Environment,History,Science

Language: English

3.65 /5

Hardcover, 288 pages

Published April 14th 2015 by St. Martin's Press

Description

Since the late 18th century, when it emerged as a source of heating and, later, steam power, coal has brought untold benefits to mankind. Even today, coal generates almost 45 percent of the world's power. Our modern technological society would be inconceivable without coal and the energy it provides......more

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About the author(Richard Martin)

I was the first to write about thorium in the mainstream press. My feature story in Wired catalyzed the thorium power movement. I am an award-winning journalist, and my work has appeared in Time, Fortune, The Atlantic, and The Best Science Writing. I am also the editorial director of Pike Research, ......more

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