14 edition of Energy In The 21st Century found in the catalog.
March 11, 2005 by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English
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Counter-balanced against these trends is a decrease of percent annually in the energy consumption per unit of GDP because of expected increases in the efficiency of energy utilization. White Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center, US Countries around Energy In The 21st Century book world are increasingly looking to liquefied natural gas LNG - natural gas that has been cooled until it forms a transportable liquid - to meet growing energy demand. Fossil fuels will continue to be economical and widely available through at least the first half of the 21st century because they are plentiful, readily available, and fundamentally cheap. In addition, the economic problems imposed by mass retirement of the Baby Boomers will fade away as the last of the Boomers die. Although its infrastructure and economy will have been shattered, and despite having suffered particularly heavy casualties, Poland will exploit the Polish Bloc's increased sphere of influence to rebuild its economy. A new grid must be optimized for both centralized and distributed resources, with dynamical control and balancing of load, generation, and storage in order to maximize the use of intermittent resources such as wind and solar, reduce overall system cost and carbon emissions, and increase resilience against security and natural threats.
Initially supported by the United States, Turkey will expand its sphere of influence and become a regional powermuch as it was during the time of the Ottoman Empire. During this period, many ethnic Mexicans living in the Southwestern United Statesespecially those living in the Mexican Cessionwill increasingly shun assimilation into US culturedue to the fact that they will live in a predominantly Mexican region, as well as the close proximity of Mexico. True, Sr. The cost of wind energy is declining, with a resulting growth in capacity. Around this time, space programs for military use will begin to emerge, and Japan and Turkey will increasingly begin to develop military capabilities in space. Sakmar Susan L.
It also hints at more widespread nuclear proliferationclaiming that Japan, Turkey, and Poland will have nuclear weapons by mid-century, as the technology will be a century old by that time, and "there won't be any mystery to how to build and deliver them. Beyondgrowth of renewable energy technologies may be very rapid, depending on advances in science and technology. Other powers will then move in to annex or establish spheres of influence in the area, and in many cases, regional leaders will secede. Overview[ edit ] Friedman predicts that the United States will remain the dominant global superpower throughout the 21st century, and that the history of the 21st century will consist mainly of attempts by other world powers to challenge US dominance.
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The production of enhanced energy- efficient transportation, improvements in existing sources of energy, and the development of new sources of energy were key challenges to both chemistry and chemical engineering for much of the 20th century.
The Turkish sphere of influence will extend into the Arab worldwhich will have increasingly fragmented by then, and north into Russia and other former Soviet countries.
The availability of oil will not be a problem outside Energy In The 21st Century book issues that may appear. Emissions trading is just one of several factors that plays an important role in the future of energy.
They are part of the energy economics and relate to human environmental health as well as ecosystems behaviour. Although mainly about the geopolitics and wars of the century, the Energy In The 21st Century book also makes some economic, social, and technological predictions for the 21st century.
Fossil fuels will continue to be economical and widely available through at least the first half of the 21st century because they are plentiful, readily available, and fundamentally cheap. Meanwhile, Turkey will retain the bulk of its sphere of influence, although its de facto empire will become increasingly restive as a result of defeat, while Japan will lose its own sphere of influence.
In the s, the collapse of the Russian government and the fragmentation of mainland China will leave Eurasia in general chaos. The war will last about two or three years. Bythe United States will have been allied with Turkey and Japan for over 75 years.
According to the book, the war will probably be started by a coordinated Turkish-Japanese sneak attack against the United States and its allies. The book asserts that Japan and Turkey, having similar interests, probably will form an alliance near the end of this period, in an effort to counter the overwhelming global power of the United States.
Technological predictions[ edit ] Among the technological predictions made in the book are the development of hypersonic aircraft and missiles, new space-based technology that will foster the development of military bases on the Moon and manned military orbiting platforms referred to in the book as "Battle Stars"and armored robotic battle suits for infantrymen that run on solar power.
At the same time, the cost of new technologies has dropped. The primary weapons of the war will be long-range hypersonic aircraft and infantrymen with highly sophisticated, powered body-armor. Energy policies and management are of primary importance to achieving sustainability, and need to be consistent with recent advances made in energy production and distribution.
Control of space will be crucial over the course of the conflict, with space-based weapons systems and military bases on the Moon playing a significant role. The book is a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding global gas markets and the energy policy challenges facing us in the 21st century.
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