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Description - The Quest by Daniel Yergin

Energy, and the power and riches that come with it, is the driving force in our world. In The Quest, his bestselling follow-up to The Prize, Daniel Yergin shows how the battle for energy is radically reshaping the globe - from the rise of China to the return of Russia to the Arab Spring - and looks at what the future holds. Are we really running out of oil? How can we keep the world going and protect our environment and security? Will we soon all drive electric cars? Can renewables work on a large scale? What will the next crisis be? The Quest vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future. 'If you were in any doubt about what makes the world go round, Daniel Yergin can enlighten you.' Sunday Times 'A masterly piece of work . . . required reading.' Economist 'A fantastic book . . . Yergin gives you a great appreciation for all teh dynamics that are shaping our energy future.' Bill Gates 'Daniel Yergin is the closest thing we have to an energy seer.' Washington Post 'The Quest will be necessary reading for CEOs, conservationists, lawmakers, generals, spies, tech geeks, thriller writers . . . and many others.' The New York Times 'Richly textured with original material, quirky details, and amusing anecdotes.' Wall Street Journal 'Compelling . . . impressive . . . enjoyable.' Observer

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241957776
ISBN-10: 024195777X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 864
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Daniel Yergin

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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