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In Deep Water: The Anatomy of a Disaster, the Fate of the Gulf, and Ending Our Oil Addiction
In Deep Water: The Anatomy of a Disaster, the Fate of the Gulf, and Ending Our Oil Addiction
by Peter Lehner
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When Deepwater Horizon's well blew out on April 20, 2010, the resulting explosion claimed eleven lives. Over the next two months, an estimated 200 million gallons of crude oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico, a haven of biodiversity and one of the world's... (read more)

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Power Trip: From Oil Wells to Solar Cells--Our Ride to the Renewable Future
Power Trip: From Oil Wells to Solar Cells--Our Ride to the Renewable Future
by Amanda Grisc Little
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In the tradition of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation and Thomas L. Friedmam's Hot, Flat, and Crowded, prominent journalist Amanda Little maps out the history and future of America's energy addiction in a wonk-free, big-picture, solutions-oriented... (read more)

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Drilling Down: The Gulf Oil Debacle and Our Energy Dilemma
Drilling Down: The Gulf Oil Debacle and Our Energy Dilemma
by Joseph A Tainter
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For more than a century, oil has been the engine of growth for a society that delivers an unprecedented standard of living to many. We now take for granted that economic growth is good, necessary, and even inevitable, but also feel a sense of unease... (read more)

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Oil Hunters: Exploration and Espionage in the Middle East
Oil Hunters: Exploration and Espionage in the Middle East
by Roger Howard
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The fascinating stories of the explorers, spies and entrepreneurs who led the hunt for oil in the Middle East from the 1880s to the outbreak of the Second World War The Middle East had long been awash with rumors and legends of oil, rumors that... (read more)

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American Armageddon: How the Delusions of the Neoconservatives and the Christian Right Triggered the Descent of America--And Still Imperil
American Armageddon: How the Delusions of the Neoconservatives and the Christian Right Triggered the Descent of America--And Still Imperil
by Craig Unger
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The presidency of George W. Bush has led to the worst foreign policy decision in the history of the United States -- the bloody, unwinnable war in Iraq. How did this happen? Bush's fateful decision was rooted in events that began decades ago, and until... (read more)

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Lights Out!: Ten Myths about (and Real Solutions To) America's Energy Crisis
Lights Out!: Ten Myths about (and Real Solutions To) America's Energy Crisis
by Spencer Abraham
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In this timely book, former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham debunks the myths that warp our current debate over energy, and offers new solutions to the real problems we face in America. Drawing on the very latest thinking from experts in... (read more)

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Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World
Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World
by Richard Heinberg
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This stark look at prospects for a truly sustainable culture speaks frankly about how it is time to "Powerdown," or to reduce per-capita resource usage in wealthy countries, develop alternative energy sources, and much more.... (read more)

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America's Kingdom : Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier (06 Edition)
America's Kingdom : Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier (06 Edition)
by Robert Vitalis
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Americas Kingdom debunks the many myths that now surround the United Statess “special relationship” with Saudi Arabia, or what is less reverently known as "the deal": oil for security. Taking aim at the long-held belief that the Arabian... (read more)

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Oil and Finance: The Epic Corruption Continues 2010-2012
Oil and Finance: The Epic Corruption Continues 2010-2012
by Raymond J Learsy
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Winning the Oil Endgame
Winning the Oil Endgame
by Amory Lovins
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Oil Follies of 1970 1980 How the Petroleum Industry Stole the Show
Oil Follies of 1970 1980 How the Petroleum Industry Stole the Show
by Robert Sherrill
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Oil Across the World the American Saga of Pipelines
Oil Across the World the American Saga of Pipelines
by Charles Morrow Wilson
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Geophysical Prospecting for Oil
Geophysical Prospecting for Oil
by L L Nettleton
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Oil From Rockefeller To Iraq & Beyond
Oil From Rockefeller To Iraq & Beyond
by Andy Stern
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Oil, Divestiture, and National Security
Oil, Divestiture, and National Security
by Morris Albert Adelman
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