The Story of Oil : How It Changed the World (Hardcover)

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"The world runs on oil. It powers our cars and heats and cools our homes. It is in the plastic in our ballpoint pens, our mobile phones, and our fleece jackets. Oil has created enormous wealth, but it has caused conflicts that have brought great suffering. Though oil has been in use for thousands of years, the oil industry as we know it is only about 150 years old. The development of that industry has transformed the world, making our lives easier and more comfortable. But because burning oil and other fossil fuels causes global warming, oil is also changing the world in ways that promise a less-rosy future."

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Publisher Compass Point Books
Mfg Part# 9780756543143
SKU 212239224
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0756543142
Release Date 1/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 11
Number of Pages 0064
Publisher Compass Point Books
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