Just a very quick note to let readers know that Graham Palmer’s and my new book Energy Storage and Civilization: A Systems Approach, which I announced in September last year, has just been published in ebook format. All details available on the Springer website, including previews for each chapter, via this link.
The hardcover edition will follow shortly, with release date currently 28 February.
This is an early announcement for a forthcoming book co-authored with Graham Palmer, Energy Storage and Civilization: A Systems Approach. We completed the manuscript last Thursday, submitted it to the publisher, Springer, the same day, and they’ve already got a web page up here. Pretty impressive turnaround, and has me reflecting on the benefits of working with a large publisher versus self-publishing (as was the case for Carbon Civilisation and the Energy Descent Future). There’s definitely something to be said for being able to focus on the content, while leaving production, promotion and distribution to the experts.
So what is Energy Storage and Civilization all about? Here’s the blurb that Springer has put together: