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  • John D. Rockefeller on Making Moneyby John D. Rockefeller

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937) was an American businessman and philanthropist. As cofounder of the Standard Oil Company, he revolutionized American business and philanthropy through his actions and thoughts. more...

  • King of Oilby Daniel Ammann

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2010; US$ 22.70

    Als Sohn deutschsprachiger Juden floh Marc Rich während des Zweiten Weltkriegs in die USA. Als Rohstoffhändler brach er in den Siebzigerjahren das Kartell der großen Ölkonzerne. Als Herr über das "schwarze Gold" wurde er 17 Jahre lang von amerikanischen Agenten gejagt. Nun nimmt der mysteriöse Milliardär erstmals Stellung. Marc Rich, Gründer... more...

  • Lancashire Mining Disasters 1835-1910by Jack Nadin

    Wharncliffe 2006; US$ 8.99

    Lancashire Mining Disasters chronicles the effects, death and grief of the local ming communities in Lancashire, through colliery accidents and explosions from the early 1830’s through to 1910. It also recalls the great bravery of other miners, often from other pits in the recue attempts, who with no thought of their own safety went below ground... more...

  • Large Mines and the Communityby Felix Remy Gary McMahon

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    For centuries, communities have been founded or shaped based upon their access to natural resources and today, in our globalizing world, major natural resource developments are spreading to more remote areas. Mining operations are a good example: they have a profound impact on local communities and are often the first industry in a remote region. However,... more...

  • Lifebloodby Matthew T. Huber

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    Looking beyond the usual culprits, Lifeblood finds a deeper and more complex explanation in everyday practices of oil consumption in American culture. Matthew T. Huber uses oil to retell American political history from the triumph of New Deal liberalism to the rise of the New Right, from oil?s celebration as the lifeblood of postwar capitalism... more...

  • A Line in the Tar Sandsby Toban Black; Stephen D'Arcy; Tony Weis; Joshua Kahn Russell; Naomi Klein; Bill McKibben

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for the future of the entire planet. Tar sands ?development? comes with an enormous environmental... more...

  • The Little Book of Good Energyby Robin Barratt

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    Do you believe in the power of doing good? Are you convinced that if you do good deeds, good things will happen to you in turn? Would you like to live by this rule and learn to create positive energy wherever you go? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you won’t want to be without The Little Book of Good Energy. Find out about the different... more...

  • Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2012by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 140.00

    The Medium-Term Coal Market Report-2012 provides IEA forecasts on coal markets for the coming five years as well as an in-depth analysis of recent developments in global coal demand, supply and trade. The annual report shows that while coal continues to be a growing source of primary energy worldwide, its future is increasingly linked to non-OECD countries,... more...

  • Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 140.00

    The Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2014 provides IEA forecasts on coal markets for the coming five years as well as an in-depth analysis of recent developments in global coal demand, supply and trade. The fourth annual report shows that, while China will continue to dominate global coal markets between now and the end of the decade, India and Southeast... more...

  • Medium-Term Gas Market Report 2013by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 140.00

    The IEA Medium-Term Gas Market Report 2013  reviews how gas markets managed the challenges of 2012. It gives detailed gas supply, demand and trade forecasts up to 2018, by region as well as for key countries, while investigating many of today’s crucial questions. more...