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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