No Combination of Alternative Energy Systems Can Replace Fossil Fuels

Brilliant, Tod
April 2010
Synthesis-Regeneration: A Magazine of Green Social Thought;Spring2010, Issue 52, p32
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study "Searching for a Miracle: Net Energy Limits & the Fate of Industrial Society," written by Richard Heinberg, edited by Jerry Mander, and published by the International Forum on Globalization (IFG). The study analyzes the usage of new research tools of full life cycle assessment and net energy ratios for the comparison of proposed scenario for the industrial society to face the future. The study has several conclusions including the rapid depletion of fossil fuels.


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