Energy: Friend or Enemy?
William D. Nordhaus
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The End of Energy: The Unmaking of America's Environment, Security, and Independence
by Michael J. Graetz
MIT Press, 369 pp., $29.95
Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use
a report by the National Research Council's Committee on Health, Environmental, and Other External Costs and Benefits of Energy Production and Consumption
National Academies Press, 506 pp., $47.00 (paper), available for free at
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