Oil and Security

Oil and Security

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Increasing petroleum costs, supply uncertainties, political factors, and environmental damage are forcing a radical move towards alternatives. This book provides an up-to-date review of the socio-economic, political, and environmental factors forcing a new approach to global energy developments and use. It reviews alternative fuel and energy conversion technology developments that will help create a cleaner and more secure future.Prius and Honda Insight are a new breed of fuel-efficient automobiles, which achieve 50a€“70 miles per gallon or about ... In fact the costs above the price of an ICE Honda Civic are only about $4000, a sum which is easily repaid by tax incentives and fuel cost savings in as little as 1a€“2 years ... is expected to grow to over 300, 000 by 2007 worldwide. ... a major problem continues to be hydrogen supply and on board storage or on board production from compressed gas (LNG or methane)anbsp;...

Title:Oil and Security
Author:E.G. Frankel
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-30


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