Yergin has said that it will cover the intervening two decades of energy history -- the oil booms in the former Soviet Union, in Brazil and west Africa; the "shale gale," as he calls the revolution in natural gas production in the United States, and of liquefied natural gas in Qatar and elsewhere; and of course climate change and the work on alternative energy including ethanol, solar, wind and batteries, and the implications of hybrid and electric cars.

 

 

http://oilandglory.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/01/24/daniel_yergins_much_awaited_sequel

 

This should be well worth reading.

 

-Steve

Dr. Stephen R. Humphrey, Director,
School of Natural Resources and Environment,
Box 116455, 103 Black Hall, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL  32611-6455  USA
Tel. 352-392-9230, Fax 352-392-9748
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