552 pages , 2018-09-13 A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel-driven civilization. "I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next 'Star Wars' movie. In his latest book, Energy and Civilization: A History, he goes deep and broad to explain how innovations i...[Read More]
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45 pages , 1988 This document reports the results of two conferences held to define the research needs relating to the Arctic (ice, atmosphere, hydrology, permafrost, nutrient flux, ocean circulation, environmental change, etc.) which should be part of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP).