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  • - A Scientist's Guide to Our Past, Present, and Future
    af Vaclav Smil
    113,95 kr.

  • - A Beginner's Guide
    af Vaclav Smil
    106,95 kr.

    With one famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein proved all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere and it is everything. In this newly updated and engaging introduction, renowned scientist Vaclav Smil explores energy in all its facets from the inner workings of the human body to what we eat, the car we drive and the race for more efficient and eco-friendly fuels. Energy: A Beginner's Guide highlights the importance of energy in both past and present societies, by shedding light on the science behind global warming and efforts to prevent it, and by revealing how our daily decisions affect energy consumption. Whether you're looking for dinner table conversation or to further your own understanding, this book will amaze and inform, uncovering the truths and exposing the myths behind one of the most important concepts in our universe.

  • - 73 Things About the World You Need to Know
    af Vaclav Smil
    110,95 kr.

  • - From Microorganisms to Megacities
    af Vaclav Smil
    159,95 kr.

  • af Vaclav Smil
    1.336,95 kr.

  • - Environmental Degradation in China
    af Vaclav Smil
    410,95 - 1.444,95 kr.

  • - An Enquiry into the Limits of National Development
    af Vaclav Smil
    464,95 - 1.553,95 kr.

    In 1982, Vaclav Smil turned upside down traditional perceptions of China as a green paradise in "The Bad Earth". Updating and expanding its basic arguments and perceptions, this volume is an inquiry into the fundamental factors, needs, prospects, and limits of modern Chinese society.

  • af Vaclav Smil
    591,95 - 1.560,95 kr.

    China's population of 1.3 billion people puts strain on her natural resources. This account of the environmental challenges that China faces examines China's energy resources, their uses, impacts and prospects, from the 1970s oil crisis to the present and analyses the question of how China can best produce enough food to feed its population.

  • - Environmental Change and Social Flexibility
    af Vaclav Smil
    641,95 - 1.336,95 kr.

    Analyzing both social and environmental needs, this explores the problems associated with global management in the transition to a sustainable society and furthers our understanding of biospheric change.

  • - A Beginner's Guide
    af Vaclav Smil
    106,95 kr.

    World acclaimed scientist Vaclav Smil reveals everything there is to know about nature's most sought-after resourcePacked with fascinating facts and insight, this book will fuel dinner party debate, and provide readers with the science and politics behind the world's most controversial resource. Without oil, there would be no globalisation, no plastic, little transport, and a global political landscape that few would recognise. It is the lifeblood of the modern world, and humanity's dependence upon it looks set to continue for decades to come. In this captivating book, the author of the acclaimed Energy: A Beginner's Guide, Vaclav Smil, explains all matters related to the ';black stuff', from its discovery in the earth, right through to the political maelstrom that surrounds it today.

  • af Vaclav Smil
    1.662,95 kr.

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