Hard Truths: Facing the Hard Truths About Energy
Publisher: National Petroleum Council 2007
Number of pages: 380
This analysis of energy in America -- past, present and future -- is based on well-documented facts and data. It's an example of true mass collaboration, representing input from more than 1,000 different sources. The conclusions are sobering -- there's no easy way out of our energy fix -- but the road map that this book lays out clearly points the way toward a secure, environmentally responsible energy future.
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