Praise For The End of Energy Obesity
"Peter Tertzakian has succeeded once again. He outlines avisionary approach to meeting the serious challenges of the world'sprojected population growth, continued economic growth, andincreasing living standards. This book is a clarion call topolicymakers, business leaders, and energy consumerseverywhere."
—Guy Caruso, Senior Advisor, CSIS, Washington, D.C.(former Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration)
"Peter Tertzakian is one of the great energy thinkers of ourtime. In this compelling book, he examines the factors that willdrive global energy demand and addresses the critical energy issueof our time: How can mankind bring its ever-growing demand forenergy under control?"
—Hal Kvisle, CEO, TransCanada Corporation
"Anyone interested in understanding the forces that driveconflict and instability when it comes to energy should read PeterTertzakian's important book, The End of Energy Obesity. Mr.Tertzakian makes it clear that the road ahead is difficult but notimpossible. For those interested in how to attack the energyproblem today for a better future, this is a must-read book."
—General John P. Abizaid (Ret.), former CombatantCommander, U.S. Central Command, and member of the SAFE EnergySecurity Leadership Council
"The End of Energy Obesity is a fresh look at a pressingproblem . . . thought-provoking writing that's a must-read forthose concerned about the way forward for the industrializedworld."
—The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Defence andMinister for the Atlantic Gateway, Government of Canada
"Peter Tertzakian's prose is fun to read, and the analogies areso apt. For anyone concerned about how we go on an energy diet,this book is a must-read."
—Matthew R. Simmons, Chairman, Simmons & CompanyInternational, author of Twilight in the Desert: The ComingSaudi Oil Shock and the World Economy
"This book explores the critical role networked IT solutionsplay in changing the way energy is used and delivered. The networktruly becomes a platform for monitoring and managing energyconsumption in a much more efficient way, and we expect thebenefits to accelerate as the network becomes more pervasive.Tertzakian shows the reader how networked collaborationtechnologies such as TelePresence can enable powerful, face-to-faceinteractions while reducing our energy appetite and carbonfootprint."
—John Chambers, Chairman and CEO,Cisco
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