Citations for Chapter One: Mindset

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  1. Meadows (2), Randers and Behrens, The Limits to Growth, Potomac Associates Press.
  2. Background reading on aluminum’s value. Slate Magazine, “Blogging the Periodic Table.”
  3. Background reading on the Hall–Héroult process to extract aluminum:
  4. Background reading on sugar taxation and its former status as a luxury commodity:
  5. Background reading on Graphene. (See Chapter Ten for a full breakdown in materials and recycling).
  6. U.S. Energy Information Administration. "Most U.S. nuclear power plants were built between 1970 and 1990." 27 April, 2017.
  7. Electronic calculators emerged in the 1970's and weren't commercially prevalent until the second half of the decade.
  8. Foreign Policy Magazine. “Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict.” M. Klare. May, 2001.
    Global Policy Forum. “The Dark Side of National Resources.”
  9. Energy Information Administration. “What is U.S. electricity generation by energy source?”
  10. Information on the number of Energy Utilities operating in the United States.
  11. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. “Electric Power Markets.”
  12. Advisian Consulting. “The Costs of Desalination.” D. Mishra. 15 February, 2018.
  13. Energy Information Administration data on electricity sales:
  14. Energy Information Administration. “Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers.”
  15. Background reading on Electrolysis:
  16. See Chapter Nine for details and citations
  17. See Chapter Ten for details and citations