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Energy Myths and Realities

Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate

By Vaclav Smil
12-minute read
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Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate by Vaclav Smil

These blinks provide an objective, science-based look into the global energy debate that is so often dominated by the misleading rhetoric of politicians, industry leaders and activists.

  • Anyone who is concerned about “peak oil“ and the global energy supply
  • Anyone who wants to get some scientific facts that affect the global energy debate
  • Anyone who wants to critically examine biofuel and wind as alternative energy sources

Vaclav Smil is one of the world’s leading experts on global energy issues. In 2010, he was named  one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine.

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