The Dominant Animal

Human Evolution and the Environment

WHERE WILL CHINA’S (AND OUR) ENERGY COME FROM

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Chapter 14. Energy: Are We Running Out of It?

Chapter Summary Energy is the ability to effect change in the physical world, and it is essential to every aspect of the human enterprise. It runs each person’s metabolism and reproduction, just as it has fueled those of all our ancestors and all other organisms since the origin of life. Energy controls the environmental conditions [...]