Burning Up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption




Burning Up

Pub Date : 2018-08-15 | Author : Simon Pirani | Publisher : Pluto Press (UK)

ISBN 10 : 0745335616
ISBN 13 : 9780745335612

Coal, gas and oil have been capitalism's main fuels since the industrial revolution. And yet, of all the fossil fuels ever consumed, more than half were burned in the last 50 years..


Burn Out

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Dieter Helm | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300225624
ISBN 13 : 0300225628

Introduction -- The end of the commodity super-cycle -- Binding carbon constraints -- An electric future -- The US: the lucky country -- The Middle East: more trouble to come -- Ru..


The Moral Case For Fossil Fuels

Pub Date : 2014-11-13 | Author : Alex Epstein | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698175488
ISBN 13 : 0698175484

Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong? For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our plan..


Fossil Capital

Pub Date : 2016-02-23 | Author : Andreas Malm | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 9781784781309
ISBN 13 : 1784781304

How capitalism first promoted fossil fuels with the rise of steam power The more we know about the catastrophic implications of climate change, the more fossil fuels we burn. How d..




The Russian Revolution In Retreat 1920 24

Pub Date : 2008-03-03 | Author : Simon Pirani | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134075492
ISBN 13 : 1134075499

The Russian revolution of 1917 was a defining event of the twentieth century, and its achievements and failures remain controversial in the twenty-first. This book focuses on the r..


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