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    DescriptionThis may be the most important book you or anyone else will read in the next fifty years. Assuming humanity survives that long. Draining the lifeblood of industrial civilization, the terminal decline of oil and gas production will spark a crisis far more dangerous than international terrorism, and more urgent than climate change. World leaders know it, so why aren't they telling? The last oil shock is the secret behind the crises in Iraq and Iran, the reason your gas bill is going through the roof, the basis of a secret deal cooked up in Texas between George Bush and Tony Blair, the cause of an imminent and unprecedented economic collapse, and the reason you may soon be kissing your car keys and boarding pass goodbye. David Strahan explains how we reached this critical state, how the silence of governments, oil companies and environmentalists conspires to keep the public in the dark, what it means for energy policy, and what you can do to protect yourself and your family from the ravages of the last oil shock.


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    Title
    The Last Oil Shock
    Subtitle
    A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Strahan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 131 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 212 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780719564246
    ISBN 10: 0719564247
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: ENV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    BIC subject category V2: RNF, KNBP
    BISAC V2.8: BUS054000
    DC22: 333.823211
    Thema V1.0: KNB, RNF
    Publisher
    John Murray General Publishing Division
    Imprint name
    John Murray Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    17 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Strahan is an award-winning investigative journalist and documentary film-maker, and has worked for the BBC's The Money Programme and Horizon. He has produced major documenatries, including Inside the Enron Scandal and No Accounting for Greed (about the collapse of Arthur Andersen). This is his first book.
    Review quote
    'Strahan's an excellent guide, providing readable, well-explained arguments for putting this subject atop the agenda' Sue Baker, Publishing News 'People need to get hold of this, read it, pass it on and then do something positive with the valuable knowledge they have gained' www.powerswitch.org.uk 'This is a well researched and documented book and David Strahan pulls no punches in his analysis of the world's impending energy problems. Not everyone will agree with every word but I commend it as a really good and informative read on a topic that affects us all' Lord Oxburgh, former Chairman of Shell 'This book can be considered a primer for people who are new to peak oil, but also old hands will find it worth reading for its useful insights' Ugo Bardi, Energy Bulletin