Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 July 2010

328 Pages | 25 halftone illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195325546

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A Cubic Mile of Oil

Realities and Options for Averting the Looming Global Energy Crisis

Hewitt Crane, Edwin Kinderman, and Ripudaman Malhotra

  • The book introduces a new measuring unit: Cubic Mile of Oil (CMO). The world currently consumes 1 cubic mile of oil per year
  • CMO units can be used to measure all energy sources and convey the real magnitude of the problem and drives home the message that changing energy sources is a daunting task

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