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Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes
Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes
by Aldo Da Rosa
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This new, updated second edition of da Rosa's handbook continues to give readers all the background they need to gain a thorough understanding of the most popular types of renewable energy--hydrogen, solar power, biomass, wind power, and hydropower--from... (read more)

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Coming Clean: Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal
Coming Clean: Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal
by Michael Brune
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In this timely book, Michael Brune, executive director of Rainforest Action Network (RAN), shows us how we, as motivated citizens, can kick our own fossil-fuel habit and pressure policymakers and corporations to change their energy priorities. His vivid... (read more)

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Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil
Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil
by David Goodstein
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Now part of American film and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and art forger who murders without remorse when his comforts are threatened" (New York Times Book Review), was Patricia Highsmith's favorite creation. In The Boy Who Followed... (read more)

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Energy With Infotrac
Energy With Infotrac
by Roger A. Hinrichs
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This edition updates the data in the 2001 introductory text on energy resources, use, and technologies. While Hinrichs and Kleinbach (both with State U. of New York, College at Oswego) follow a typical sequence of presenting energy science... (read more)

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Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of 'Energy Independence'
Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of 'Energy Independence'
by Robert Bryce
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A surprising, irreverent, and scrupulously reported deconstruction of today's fashions in energy... (read more)

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Switching to Solar: What We Can Learn from Germany's Success in Harnessing Clean Energy
Switching to Solar: What We Can Learn from Germany's Success in Harnessing Clean Energy
by Bob Johnstone
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The looming threat of global warming may be the greatest challenge of the present generation. Confronted by the potential of such a massive worldwide calamity, the average citizen often wonders what he or she can do. In this inspiring and optimistic... (read more)

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Power to the People: How the Coming Energy Revolution Will Transform an Industry, Change Our Lives, and Maybe Even Save the Planet
Power to the People: How the Coming Energy Revolution Will Transform an Industry, Change Our Lives, and Maybe Even Save the Planet
by Vijay Vaitheeswaran
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"By far the most helpful, entertaining, up-to-date and accessible treatment of the energy-economy-environment problematique available." --John P. Holdren, Scientific American A fiercely independent and irresistibly entertaining look at the economic... (read more)

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Renewable: The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy
Renewable: The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy
by Jeremy Shere
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Where does the energy we use come from? Its absolutely vital to every single thing we do every  day, but for most people, it is utterly invisible. Flick a switch and the lights go on. It might as well be magic. Science writer Jeremy Shere shows us... (read more)

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An Indispensable Truth: How Fusion Power Can Save the Planet
An Indispensable Truth: How Fusion Power Can Save the Planet
by Francis F Chen
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Both global warming and oil shortage can be solved by controlled fusion, a clean power source that will serve mankind for millennia.� The idea of hydrogen fusion as well as its difficulties are presented in non-technical language to dispel the notion... (read more)

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The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate
The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate
by Joseph J. Romm
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"Vital, very readable guidance for investors, environmentalists, and interested bystanders looking toward a future without fossil fuels."... (read more)

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Power from Wind: A History of Windmill Technology
Power from Wind: A History of Windmill Technology
by Richard L Hills
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Since the inception of windpower around 1000 AD, technology has been deployed to obtain the most economical power from wind. This text traces its technical evolution, concentrating on the growth in understanding of wind and charting crucial developments... (read more)

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Biodiesel Basics and Beyond: A Comprehensive Guide to Production and Use for the Home and Farm
Biodiesel Basics and Beyond: A Comprehensive Guide to Production and Use for the Home and Farm
by William H. Kemp
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How to make your own high quality biodiesel using low-cost methods.... (read more)

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Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How
Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How
by S. David Freeman
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Winning Our Energy Independence shares energy solutions from S. David Freeman, a man who has spent his life at the forefront of energy policy.... (read more)

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Why We Need Nuclear Power: The Environmental Case
Why We Need Nuclear Power: The Environmental Case
by Michael H. Fox
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Nuclear power may just be the most important solution to our search for clean, sustainable energy sources. Although wind and solar can contribute to our energy mix, we need a reliable source to meet large-scale energy demands and break our dependence on... (read more)

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From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity
From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity
by John Perlin
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Tells the success story of photovoltaics, the direct conversion of the sun's energy into electricity by solar cells. Tracks the evolution of photovoltaics from its 19th-century beginnings to its high-visibility success in the space program, and to its... (read more)

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The Electricians Green Handbook
The Electricians Green Handbook
by Al Cutter
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THE ELECTRICIAN'S GREEN HANDBOOK is the ideal book for anyone with an interest in the inner workings of alternative energy systems. This book is written by an electrician about electrical systems for electricians, maintenance personnel and those looking... (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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Sustainable Ethanol: Biofuels, Biorefineries, Cellulosic Biomass, Flex-Fuel Vehicles, and Sustainable Farming for Energy Independence
Sustainable Ethanol: Biofuels, Biorefineries, Cellulosic Biomass, Flex-Fuel Vehicles, and Sustainable Farming for Energy Independence
by Jeffrey Goettemoeller
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The brothers--plant scientist Jeffrey and geologist Adrian--have backgrounds in environmental remediation and sustainable agriculture. They promote ethanol as a substitute for petroleum, arguing that with enough good old American know-how, it can... (read more)

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Corn Ethanol: Who Pays? Who Benefits? (Hoover Inst Press Publication)
Corn Ethanol: Who Pays? Who Benefits? (Hoover Inst Press Publication)
by Ken G Glozer
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In the first decade of the twenty-first century, both the Bush and Obama administrations, along with Congress, have been enamored of an energy policy that relies on federal mandates and production subsidies to promote ethanol use as a cure-all for a... (read more)

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Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet
Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet
by Richard Martin
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Since the late 18th century, when it emerged as a source of heating and, later, steam power, coal has brought untold benefits to mankind. Even today, coal generates almost 45 percent of the worlds power. Our modern technological society would be... (read more)

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