Books: General Resources on Energy

  • Bird, K.J., 1989, North American fossil fuels, pp. 555 - 574, in: A. W. Bally, & A. R. Palmer (eds.), The Geology of North America—An Overview, The Geology of North America, vol. A, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO.
  • Duggan-Haas, D., R. M. Ross, & W. D. Allmon, 2013, The Science Beneath the Surface: A Very Short Guide to the Marcellus Shale. Paleontological Research Institution (Special Publication 43), Ithaca, NY, 252 pp.
  • Hinrichs, R., & M. H. Kleinbach, 2012, Energy: Its Use and the Environment, 5th edition, Thomson, Brooks/Cole, Belmont, CA, 640 pp.
  • Nye, D. E., 1998, Consuming Power: A Social History of American Energies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, Cambridge, MA, 331 pp.
  • Richards, J., 2009, Wind Energy, Macmillan Library, South Yarra, Victoria, Canada, 32 pp. (For primary school age.)
  • Smil, V., 2006, Energy: A Beginner’s Guide, Oneworld, Oxford, UK, 181 pp.
  • Smil, V., 2010, Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing Science To the Energy Policy Debate, AEI Press, Washington, DC, 213 pp.
  • Wohletz, K., & G. Heiken, 1992, Volcanology and Geothermal Energy, University of California Press, Berkeley.

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