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Evolution of Public Response to the Energy Crisis

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Science  19 Apr 1974:
Vol. 184, Issue 4134, pp. 257-263
DOI: 10.1126/science.184.4134.257


There is a wide range of technical measures to improve the efficiency of fuel use in industry. The economic justification for adopting these measures can, as a rule, be readily established. If one can resolve the nontechnoeconomic constraints which affect the adoption of these measures, one can look forward to substantial reductions in the fuel required to operate many important industrial processes.