About this book
A riveting account of the quest for energy and energy security from the bestselling author of "The Prize". 'Compelling...The book's range is impressive...Yergin's gift is in distilling dry topics into a readable narrative' "Observer"
Shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a 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. This book reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.