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The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World

Popular Science

By: Daniel Yergin (Author)

Penguin Books

Paperback | Oct 2012 | #205780 | ISBN-13: 9780241957776
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About this book

In The Quest, master storyteller, leading energy expert and Pulitzer prize-winner for The Prize, Daniel Yergin shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a gripping story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the new energies that are competing to replace them, and the battle over climate change. 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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Biography

Daniel Yergin is one of the most highly respected and influential authorities in the world on energy, international politics and economics. He received the Pulitzer for The Prize, which became a number one bestseller and was made into an eight-hour PBS/BBC series seen by millions of people around the world. He is chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, the leading research and consulting firm in its field, and serves as CNBC's Global Energy Expert.

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