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Secrets of Building an Alcohol Producing Still
Secrets of Building an Alcohol Producing Still
by Vincent R Gingery
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An intelligent person knows that hoarding gasoline is not a solution to fuel shortages. An intelligent person finds alternative solutions, and this machine is just such a solution. Instead of trying to stockpile gasoline, you can make your own... (read more)

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Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
by Peter Fox Penner
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A new national policy on climate change is under debate in the United States and is likely to result in a cap on greenhouse gas emissions for utilities. This and other developments will prompt utilities to undergo the largest changes in their history... (read more)

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Green Illusions: the Dirty Secrets of (12 Edition)
Green Illusions: the Dirty Secrets of (12 Edition)
by Zehner Ozzie
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We dont have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about whats wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem. Though we... (read more)

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From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank: The Complete Guide to Using Vegetable Oil as an Alternative Fuel
From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank: The Complete Guide to Using Vegetable Oil as an Alternative Fuel
by Joshua Tickell
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As pollution envelops the world's cities, temperatures on planet Earth rise, and once rich oil fields run dry, researchers scramble to find solutions to the impending transportation crisis. But the fuel of the future may be hidden in places nobody... (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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Crossing the Energy Divide: Moving from Fossil Fuel Dependence to a Clean-Energy Future
Crossing the Energy Divide: Moving from Fossil Fuel Dependence to a Clean-Energy Future
by Robert U Ayres
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If we continue our highly inefficient, dangerous energy usage, we’re headed for both economic and environmental catastrophe. However, the hard truth is that alternative fuels can’t fully replace fossil fuels for decades. What’s more... (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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Biodiesel 101
Biodiesel 101

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In this 45-minute presentation, biodiesel author Josh Tickell provides an economic, social and practical context for biodiesel. Biodiesel 101 goes deep into the technical world of the biodiesel production, showing how the fuel is chemically formed. This... (read more)

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Energy for Sustainability: Technology, Planning, Policy
Energy for Sustainability: Technology, Planning, Policy
by John Randolph
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Energy for Sustainability is the first undergraduate textbook on renewable energy and energy efficiency with a unique focus on the community scale. Written by two of the foremost experts in the field, it is a pedagogically complete treatment of energy... (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 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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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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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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Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity
Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity
by Thomas B Johansson
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Overall performance, cost, market potential, and environmental impact are assessed for fuels and electricity derived from hydroelectric, wind, photovoltaics, solar-thermal, geothermal, ocean and biomass energy sources. In addition, practical and specific... (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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Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America from the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels
Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America from the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels
by Gerald Mcnerney
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As we enter a new era in American politics, a stark threat is building. Mankind’s dependence on fossil fuels has put our civilization in peril. Our world becomes increasingly more populated every day, putting even more pressure on our already... (read more)

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Nuclear 2.0: Why a Green Future Needs Nuclear Power
Nuclear 2.0: Why a Green Future Needs Nuclear Power
by Mark Lynas
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By making use of the latest in world energy statistics, author Mark Lynas shows that with wind and solar still at only about one percent of global primary energy, looking to renewable energy as a solution to deliver all the worlds power is a dangerously... (read more)

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Biodiesel Power: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel
Biodiesel Power: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel
by Lyle Estill
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Whether we are nearing the end of oil or merely nearing the end of inexpensive oil, it is becoming increasingly clear that we need to find alternative ways to meet our energy needs. Biodiesel is one such alternative—and is one of the fastest... (read more)

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