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    DescriptionA master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Prize." In "The Quest," Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change and conflict, in a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them. "The Quest" tells the inside stories, tackles the tough questions, and reveals surprising insights about coal, electricity, and natural gas. He explains how climate change became a great issue and leads readers through the rebirth of renewable energies, energy independence, and the return of the electric car. Epic in scope and never more timely, "The Quest "vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.


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    Title
    The Quest
    Subtitle
    Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Yergin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 820
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 51 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143121947
    ISBN 10: 0143121944
    Classifications

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    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised, Updated ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin USA
    Publication date
    26 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    DANIEL B. YERGIN is one of the most influential voices on energy in the world and a highly respected authority on international politics and economics. Dr. Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for "The Prize, "which became a number one bestseller. He received the United States Energy Award for "lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding." He is the chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates. His other books include "Commanding"" Heights: The Battle for the World Economy; Russia 2010; "and "Shattered Peace. " [www.danielyergin.com]" "
    Review quote
    "Mr Yergin's previous book, "The Prize," a history of the global oil industry, had the advantage of an epic tale and wondrous timing... "The Quest," as its more open-ended title suggests, is a broader and more ambitious endeavour... "The Quest "is a masterly piece of work and, as a comprehensive guide to the world's great energy needs and dilemmas, it will be hard to beat." --THE ECONOMIST