Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil is a Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Manitoba in Canada. He is the author of 27 books dealing with energy, environment, population, history, and technical advances. His latest books include "Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines" and "Energy Myth and Realities: Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate."