INDEX
Page numbers followed by f refer to illustrations.
Abder, Clyde, 88–90
Aboud, Gary, 115
abundance, 76–77, 84. See also inevita-
bility, myth of
Achong, Roger, 107–8
African Americans, 53–54, 57
African Americans, enslaved. See slavery
Agard, John, 134–35, 163n22
agency, geological, 92
air conditioning, energy zone of, 21–22
“Alarmism in Science” (Kenny), 119
aluminum: Hall- Héroult process, 110;
petro- pastoral and, 115; smelter de-
bate, 105–8, 111–13, 119, 145; unthink-
ing use of, 149
Anthropocene era, 16–17
Antoine, Alfred, 107
aosis (Alliance of Small Island States),
127–31
apocalypse rhetoric, 23
Appel, Hannah, 5, 153n8
Armstrong, Franny, 138
asphalt (bitumen or pitch): Asphalt
Industry Commission and Wall’s
surface model vs. Messerly’s vertical
pushing theory, 99–103; distillation
into kerosene, 12, 41–43, 53; energy
density of, 55; Stollmeyer and Trin-
idad Petroleum Company, 41–43,
51–52. See also Pitch Lake
Asphalt Industry Commission,
99–103
Asphalt Lake (Cazabon), 95f, 95–96
automobiles, energy zone of, 18–19
Auyero, Javier, 118
Avatar (film), 112
Bader, Christine, 142
Barbados, 33
Barbados Declaration (1994), 130
Barr, K. W., 71, 73f
Barrett, Ross, 5
Barry, Andrew, 92
Barry, Edward, 34
Bass, Rick, 92, 141–42
Bikini (island), 138
Bitterli, Peter, 69–70, 72f
bitumen. See asphalt
bituminous sands (tar sands), 66, 146,
158n1
“black gold,” 10
bodies, energy zone of, 20
bodies, human. See slavery; somatic
power
Bonplan, Aimé, 46–47
Bou’Kongo settlement, 111–12
Boym, Svetlana, 24
Bridge, Gavin, 76
British Petroleum (bp), 141, 142
buildings, energy zone of, 21–22
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