The Oiliness of Everything: Invisible Oil and Energy Payback Time

  • Alice J. FriedemannEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)


Just as fish swim in water, but are essentially unaware of it, we swim in oil. You can’t understand the predicament we’re in until you can see the oil that saturates every single aspect of our life. To illustrate how energy permeates society, let’s look at the life cycle of a simple object, the pencil.


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  1. 1.OaklandUSA

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