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Name: Sustainable Energy Systems - Chapter Introduction
ID: m41724
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module, the following topics are presented: 1) an outline of the history of human energy use, 2) challenges to continued reliance on fossil energy, and 3) motivations and time scale for transitions in energy use.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Fossil Fuels, Industrial Revolution, Internal Combustion Engine, Peak Oil / Hubbert's Peak
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: George Crabtree (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Nov 21, 2011 12:18 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 16, 2012 6:00 pm +0000

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Version: 1.3 Jul 16, 2012 6:00 pm +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
1) Fix capitalization of glossary terms, 2)  Fix BOLD for figure links in text, 3)  Deleted text and reference to Figure World Energy Use Since 1800, 4)  increase print size of Figure 8.2: Temperature, Sea Level, and Snow Cover (MWL)

Version: 1.2 Jan 18, 2012 8:55 am +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Added Google Analytics tracking code

Version: 1.1 Dec 12, 2011 6:02 pm +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Created module (mwl)

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