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Power To Save the World: the Truth About Nuclear Energy (08 Edition)
Power To Save the World: the Truth About Nuclear Energy (08 Edition)
by Gwyneth Cravens
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An informed look at the myths and fears surrounding nuclear energy, and a practical, politically realistic solution to global warming and our energy needs. Faced by the world's oil shortages and curious about alternative energy sources, Gwyneth Cravens... (read more)

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)
by William Kamkwamba
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William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger. But William had read about windmills, and he dreamed of building one that would bring to his small... (read more)

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The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
by David Owen
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The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency and the real path to sustainability. Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: Everything you've been told about living green is... (read more)

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Power to Save the World: The Truth about Nuclear Energy
Power to Save the World: The Truth about Nuclear Energy
by Gwyneth Cravens
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In this eye-opening work that is certain to spark debate and influence policy decisions that will affect generations to come, Cravens examines both sides of the controversial debate over nuclear energy, and seeks answers from a host of experts in... (read more)

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Powering the Future: How We Will (Eventually) Solve the Energy Crisis and Fuel the Civilization of Tomorrow
Powering the Future: How We Will (Eventually) Solve the Energy Crisis and Fuel the Civilization of Tomorrow
by Robert B. Laughlin
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In Powering the Future, Nobel laureate Robert B. Laughlin transports us two centuries into the future, when we’ve ceased to use carbon from the ground—either because humans have banned carbon burning or because fuel has simply run out. Boldly,... (read more)

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The End of Energy Obesity: Breaking Todays Energy Addiction for a Prosperous and Secure Tomorrow
The End of Energy Obesity: Breaking Todays Energy Addiction for a Prosperous and Secure Tomorrow
by Peter Tertzakian
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Praise For The End of Energy Obesity "Peter Tertzakian has succeeded once again. He outlines a visionary approach to meeting the serious challenges of the world's projected population growth, continued economic growth, and increasing living standards... (read more)

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Solar Revolution: The Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry
Solar Revolution: The Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry
by Travis Bradford
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andlt;Pandgt;In Solar Revolution, fund manager and former corporate buyout specialist Travis Bradford argues--on the basis of standard business and economic forecasting models--that over the next two decades solar energy will increasingly become the best... (read more)

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Power Hungry (10 Edition)
Power Hungry (10 Edition)
by Robert Bryce
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The promise of “green jobs” and a “clean energy future” has roused the masses. But as Robert Bryce makes clear in this provocative book, that vision needs a major re-vision. We cannot—and will not—quit using carbon-based... (read more)

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Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer (07 Edition)
Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer (07 Edition)
by Helen Calicott
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The world-renowned antinuclear activist's "expertly argued" (The Guardian) case against nuclear energy. In a world torn apart by wars over oil, politicians have increasingly begun to look for alternative energy sources—and their leading choice is... (read more)

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The Hydrogen Economy: The Creation of the Worldwide Energy Web and the Redistribution of Power on Earth
The Hydrogen Economy: The Creation of the Worldwide Energy Web and the Redistribution of Power on Earth
by Jeremy Rifkin
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The message of The Hydrogen Economy is resoundingly simple: The earth is depleting its oil reserves and even the most generous estimates show oil reserves peaking in about forty years. The specter of global warming and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism... (read more)

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The Efficiency Trap: Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future
The Efficiency Trap: Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future
by Steve Hallett
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This realistic appraisal of current environmental thinking will challenge environmentalists and industrialists alike. One of the key tenets of the environmental movement is the need for greater efficiency in our use of dwindling natural resources... (read more)

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The Return of the Solar Cat Book
The Return of the Solar Cat Book
by Jim Augustyn
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With over 50,000 in print, "The Solar Cat Book decisively answered that question. First released in 1979 when the first oil shocks of that decade sparked great public interest in solar energy, it captured the heart and spirit of the renewable energy and... (read more)

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Apollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy
Apollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy
by Jay Inslee and Bracken Hendricks
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In 1961, President John F. Kennedy ignited America's Apollo Project and sparked a revolution in space exploration. Today the New Apollo Energy Project is poised to revolutionize the production of energy and thereby save our planet. The nation that built... (read more)

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Green Is Good: Save Money, Make Money, and Help Your Community Profit from Clean Energy
Green Is Good: Save Money, Make Money, and Help Your Community Profit from Clean Energy
by Brian Keane
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Here is a no-nonsense guide to how you can easily make clean energy and energy efficiency part of your daily life. Renewable energy used to be prohibitively expensive, but times have changed, and energy guru Brian F. Keane demonstrates just how... (read more)

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Energy Autonomy: The Economic, Social and Technological Case for Renewable Energy
Energy Autonomy: The Economic, Social and Technological Case for Renewable Energy
by Hermann Scheer
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The new book from the internationally renowned author of The Solar Economy and A Solar Manifesto, and named one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Green Century. For 200 years industrial civilization has relied on the combustion of abundant and cheap... (read more)

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Reinvent Elec Util, P
Reinvent Elec Util, P
by Ed Smeloff
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Traditionally protected as monopolies, electric utilities are now being caught in the fervor for deregulation that is sweeping the country. Nearly forty states have enacted or are considering laws and regulations that will profoundly alter the way the... (read more)

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Megawatts and Megatons: A Turning Point in the Nuclear Age?
Megawatts and Megatons: A Turning Point in the Nuclear Age?
by Richard L Garwin
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For nearly sixty years the menace of nuclear war has hung over humanity, while at the same time the promise of nuclear energy has enticed us. In Megawatts and Megatons, two of the world's most eminent physicists--French Nobel Prize laureate Georges... (read more)

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Power of the People: America's New Electricity Choices (08 Edition)
Power of the People: America's New Electricity Choices (08 Edition)
by Carol Sue Tombari
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America is as addicted to electricity as it is to oil. Our electricity usage increases every year, yet we still use the same transmission grid that was constructed in the middle of the last century. The grid is stretched to the limit, creating the... (read more)

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Harvest the Wind: America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
Harvest the Wind: America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
by Philip Warburg
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Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet
Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet
by Peter Hoffman
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andlt;Pandgt;Hydrogen is the quintessential eco-fuel. This invisible, tasteless gas is the most abundant element in the universe. It is the basic building block and fuel of stars and an essential raw material in innumerable biological and chemical... (read more)

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