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An introduction to energy resources
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Figure 1.5a BP (2004) Statistical Review of World Energy 2004

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Figure 1.12 NASA's Earth Observatory

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Boyle, G., Everett, B. and Ramage, J. (eds) (2003) Energy Systems and Sustainability, Oxford University Press and The Open University.

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