The quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World

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full_title quest energy security and the remaking of the modern world
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display_description This long-awaited successor to Daniel Yergin's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Prize provides an essential, overarching narrative of global energy, the principal engine of geopolitical and economic change
A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize. In The Quest, Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change and conflict, in a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them.
The Quest tells the inside stories, tackles the tough questions, and reveals surprising insights about coal, electricity, and natural gas. He explains how climate change became a great issue and leads readers through the rebirth of renewable energies, energy independence, and the return of the electric car. Epic in scope and never more timely, The Quest vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.
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subject_facet Globalization, Money -- Political aspects, Power resources -- Political aspects
title_display The quest : energy, security and the remaking of the modern world
title_full The Quest Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, The quest : energy, security and the remaking of the modern world / by Daniel Yergin
title_short The quest :
title_sub Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
topic_facet Globalization, History, Money, Nonfiction, Political aspects, Power resources