Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Peak Oil

00 Remixed Review Lists, Water, Energy, Oil, Scarcity, Worth A Look

Peak Oil

Review: Blood and Oil–The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum

Review: Crossing the Rubicon–The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil (Paperback)

Review: Dreaming War–Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta

Review: Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines

Review: Peak Oil Survival–Preparation for Life After Gridcrash

Review: Petrodollar Warfare–Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar

Review: Powerdown–Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World (Paperback)

Review: Resource Wars–The New Landscape of Global Conflict

Review: The Coming Economic Collapse–How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel (Hardcover)

Review: The Oil Depletion Protocol–A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse

Review: The Party’s Over–Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies (Paperback)

Review: Twilight in the Desert–The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy (Hardcover)

Review (Guest): Gusher of Lies–The Dangerous Delusions of Energy Independence

Review (Guest): Power Hungry–The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Environmental Degradation (Other than Emissions)

00 Remixed Review Lists, Environment (Problems), Worth A Look

Environmental Degradation (Other than Emissions)

Review: Acts of God–The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America

Review: Catastrophe–An Investigation into the Origins of Modern Civilization

Review: Environment, Scarcity, and Violence

Review: Environment, Scarcity, and Violence.

Review: Floods, Famines, And Emperors–El Nino And The Fate Of Civilizations

Review: Nature’s Extremes–Inside the Great Natural Disasters That Shape Life on Earth (Time Magazine Hardcover)

Review: Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum–How Humans Took Control of Climate (Hardcover)

Review: The Biodiversity Crisis–Losing What Counts

Review: The Vanishing of a Species? A Look at Modern Man’s Predicament by a Geologist (Hardcover)

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Climate Change

00 Remixed Review Lists, Complexity & Catastrophe, Environment (Problems), Nature, Diet, Memetics, Design, Worth A Look

Climate Change

Review DVD: National Geographic: Six Degrees Could Change the World

Review DVD: National Geographic–Human Footprint

Review DVD: The 11th Hour

Review: An Inconvenient Truth–The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It (Paperback)

Review: Catastrophe–An Investigation into the Origins of Modern Civilization

Review: Eaarth–Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Review: Global Warming False Alarm–The Bad Science Behind the United Nations’ Assertion that Man-made CO2 Causes Global Warming

Review: Priority One–Together We Can Beat Global Warming

Review: The Next Catastrophe–Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters

Review: The Real Global Warming Disaster

Review: The Skeptical Environmentalist–Measuring the Real State of the World

Review: The Weather Makers –How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth (Hardcover)

Review: The Winds of Change–Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations (Hardcover)

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on the War on Science

00 Remixed Review Lists, Science & Politics of Science, Worth A Look

War on Science

Review: The Republican War on Science

NOTE:  Included in the above review are three other books:

Science, Money, and Politics: Political Triumph and Ethical Erosion by Daniel Greenberg is the best over-all review, has a strong ethical component, and shows how the competition for money, rather than scientific progress, is diverting scarce resources and frustrating needed advances.

Frontiers of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress by Daniel Sarewitz is a very useful antidote to the many books (Ray Kurzweil, The Singularity is Near, comes to mind) that claim science will solve all problems and provide authoritative cost-effective solutions to century-old human problems.

Finally, Investing in Innovation: Creating a Research and Innovation Policy That Works, edited by Lewis Bramscomb and James Keller, brings together a range of views crossing the environment within which scientific research takes place, evaluationg specific programs and policy tools, and making re

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Research & Development

00 Remixed Review Lists, Education (Universities), Worth A Look

Research & Development

Review: Normal Accidents–Living with High-Risk Technologies

Review: R & D Collaboration on Trial–The Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation

Review: The Digital Economy–Promise and Peril in the Age of Networked Intelligence

Review: The Future of the Internet–And How to Stop It

Review: The Politics of Information Management–Policy Guidelines