Backward into the future: The shift to coal and implications for the next energy transition
AbstractThis history of the transition from organic to mineral fuels suggests a number of conclusions that may have parallels in the future: People respond to price incentives; science is important but not sufficient; human capital is important; cooperation is as important as competition; path breaking technologies take a long time to mature.
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Volume (Year): 50 (2012)
Issue (Month): C ()
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Coal; Energy transition; History;
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