Vaclav Smil, "Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties" Publisher: The MIT Press | 2003 | ISBN: 0262194929 | English | PDF | 443 pages | 11.34 Mb
In "Energy at the Crossroads", Vaclav Smil considers the twenty-first century's crucial question: how to reconcile the modern world's unceasing demand for energy with the absolute necessity to preserve the integrity of the biosphere. …
The Earth's Biosphere: Evolution, Dynamics, and Change by Vaclav Smil English | July 21, 2002 | ISBN: 0262194724 | 357 pages | DJVU | 5 MB
In his latest book, Vaclav Smil tells the story of the Earth's biosphere from its origins to its near- and long-term future. He explains the workings of its parts and what is known about their interactions.
Vaclav Smil, "Prime Movers of Globalization" English | ISBN 10: 0262014432 | 2010 | PDF | 272 pages | 9 MB
The many books on globalization published over the past few years range from claims that the world is flat to an unlikely rehabilitation of Genghis Khan as a pioneer of global commerce. Missing from these accounts is a consideration of the technologies behind the creation of the globalized economy.