Book Review of The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World written by Daniel Yergin
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According to many experts, the world’s key energy supplies are being rapidly depleted and will soon be exhausted. To these authorities the phenomenon of peak oil — a maximum level of production that will soon be reached only to fall off quickly — is gaining currency and is looming on the horizon. More troubling to this school of thought is the harsh realization that the world is simply not prepared to make the transition from hydrocarbon sources of energy. Crash programs to develop alternative fuels are needed immediately or the world economy as we know it will be doomed...
Book review by Robert Looney on the book The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, by Daniel Yergin.