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Author Hiscock, Geoff.
Title Earth wars [electronic resource] : the battle for global resources / Geoff Hiscock.
Publication Info. Singapore ; Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons Singapore, 2012.
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Description xviii, 286 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The four essentials : food, water, energy, metals -- Geographical flashpoints : the trouble with lines on a map -- The key players : diggers, drillers, and dealers -- Food and water : where the rivers run -- "Going out" for energy : China and India stake their claims -- Old coal still burning brightly -- Going nuclear in a post-Fukushima world -- New energy--clean, green, and expensive -- Coppery red, the colour of earth's true love -- Finding steel's essential ingredients -- U.S. energy : hail to the shale -- Japan after the deluge -- BRACQK (Brazil, Russia, Australia, Canada, Qatar, Kazakhstan) is the new BRIC -- The up and comers : Turkey, Iran, Indonesia, Mexico -- What happens next : a host of global opportunities -- Conclusion : a world so changed.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Natural resources -- Political aspects.
Energy development -- Political aspects.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 1118152883
9781118152911 (e-book)
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