|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2018|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
George Shaw has had a career as a professor of geosciences, and focused on geophysics, especially high-pressure measurements of elastic properties. He taught at University of Minnesota (14 years; Minneapolis, MN) and Union College (Schenectady, NY), as well as being awarded an NSF post-doctoral fellowship at Edinburgh, Scotland, and American Geophysical Union Congressional Science Fellowship. Dr. Shaw worked for a congressman from Washington State, on energy and environmental issues, and particularly on the formulation and passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982. At Minnesota he developed with a colleague a course in energy resources and policy, which they taught for about ten years and which he continued to teach at Union. The ongoing debate over energy policy and the emergence of climate change as an issue (some of us were talking about this way back in the 70’s) , but especially the profound lack of any kind of truly integrated policy from any side of the discussion, is the spur for this book.