Looking beyond the vast technical difficulties of the energy crisis, this book seeks the basic reasons for the severity of our energy and environmental problems and finds them in our individual choices of lifestyle. It presents a scenario in which energy serves long-range human goals and values.
1. Introduction Part 1: Alternative Energy Futures for California 2. Scenario Construction 3. Scenario Analysis: Global and National Contexts 4. Scenario Analysis: Societal Activities 5. Scenario Analysis: Energy Use 6. Scenario Analysis: Environmental Impacts Part 2: Implications: Directions and Choices 7. Using Scenarios in Energy Policy Decisions 8. Energy Policy Implications of the California Scenarios 9. Postlude