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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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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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Alternative Energy Demystified, 2nd Edition (Demystified)
Alternative Energy Demystified, 2nd Edition (Demystified)
by Stan Gibilisco
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Power up your knowledge with this step-by-step look at alternative energy Alternative Energy Demystified offers updated information on energy sources from the first edition, and brand-new chapters devoted to new technologies like compact fluorescent... (read more)

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Alternative Energy Demystified (Demystified)
Alternative Energy Demystified (Demystified)
by Stan Gibilisco
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There's no better time (or easier way) to LEARN about ALTERNATIVE ENERGY Thinking about heating your home with solar power but don't know how it really works? Wondering what makes hybrid cars run? Alternative Energy Demystified shines the light on... (read more)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism (Our Sustainable Future)
Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism (Our Sustainable Future)
by Ozzie Zehner
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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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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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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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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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A Piece of the Sun: The Quest for Fusion Energy
A Piece of the Sun: The Quest for Fusion Energy
by Daniel Clery
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Our rapidly industrializing world has an insatiable hunger for energy, but conventional sources are running out. The solution, says Daniel Clery in this deeply revelatory book, is to be found in the original energy source: the Sun itself. There, at its... (read more)

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The Backyard Lumberjack
The Backyard Lumberjack
by Frank Philbrick and Stephen Philbrick
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Frank and Stephen Philbrick, enthusiastic and skilled lumberjacks, explain what it takes to bring a tree from forest to fireplace. Part hard work, part pure chain saw satisfaction,The Backyard Lumberjackis your complete guide to bringing in the wood... (read more)

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