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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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Sun Power: How Energy from the Sun Is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America, and Saving the Planet
Sun Power: How Energy from the Sun Is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America, and Saving the Planet
by Neville Williams
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America is on the brink of an energy revolution that can save the planet, and increase peace and prosperity, by harnessing the unlimited power of the sun. After decades of promise, the technology for alternative energy solutions now exists to replace our... (read more)

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Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future
Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future
by Jeff Goodell
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Long dismissed as a relic of a bygone era, coal is back -- with a vengence. Coal is one of the nation's biggest and most influential industries -- Big Coal provides more than half the electricity consumed by Americans today -- and its dominance is... (read more)

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Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability
Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability
by Daniel Sperling
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At present, there are roughly a billion motor vehicles in the world. Within twenty years, the number will double to 2 billion, largely a consequence of China's and India's explosive growth. Given that greenhouse gases are already creating havoc with our... (read more)

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Sustainable Fossil Fuels: The Unusual Suspect in the Quest for Clean and Enduring Energy
Sustainable Fossil Fuels: The Unusual Suspect in the Quest for Clean and Enduring Energy
by Mark Jaccard
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Controversially argues that fossil fuels will play a key role in a sustainable energy system.... (read more)

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Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy
Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy
by Arjun Makhijani
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In a world confronting global climate change, political turmoil among oil exporting nations, nuclear weapons proliferation, nuclear plant safety and waste disposal issues, the United States must assume a leadership role in moving to a zero-CO2-emissions... (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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According to recent polls, more than three-quarters of Americans believe the U.S. should be energy-independent, and more than 70 percent believe the government should do more to help arrest climate change. Yet Congress and the White House take only tiny... (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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-286) and index.... (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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Smelling Land: The Hydrogen Defense Against Climate Catastrophe (Canadian Hydrogen Association)
Smelling Land: The Hydrogen Defense Against Climate Catastrophe (Canadian Hydrogen Association)
by David Scott
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Advocates the use of hydrogen as a carbon-free fuel and defense against global warming. It gives insights into today's energy systems and shows pathways to a brighter tomorrow. David Sanborn Scott is one of Canada's foremost energy experts and the... (read more)

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The Future of Energy Use
The Future of Energy Use
by Phil Okeefe
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Following the success of its predecessor, this second edition of The Future of Energy Use provides essential analysis of the use of different forms of energy and their environmental and social impacts. It examines conventional, nuclear and renewable... (read more)

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Energy With Infotrac
Energy With Infotrac
by Roger A. Hinrichs
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What is the impact of energy issues such as lobal warming, radioactive waste, municipal solid waste, and nuclear energy production materials on the individual and society? ENERGY: ITS USE AND THE ENVIRONMENT emphasizes the physical principles behind... (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 policy. Everybody is talking about "energy independence." But is it really achievable? Is it actually even desirable? In this controversial, meticulously... (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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Oil Addiction: The World in Peril
Oil Addiction: The World in Peril
by Pierre Chomat
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Totally addicted to oil, Man in his industrial adventure has transformed nearly all the Earth's ecosystems into egosystems designed to serve only his own needs and desires, at the expense of all other species. He persists despite the irreversible damage... (read more)

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Ocean Wave Energy Conversion
Ocean Wave Energy Conversion
by Michael Mccormick
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This volume will prove of vital interest to those studying the use of renewable resources. Scientists, engineers, and inventors will find it a valuable review of ocean wave mechanics as well as an introduction to wave energy conversion. It presents... (read more)

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Cape Wind : Money, Celebrity, Energy, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future (08 Edition)
Cape Wind : Money, Celebrity, Energy, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future (08 Edition)
by Robert Whitcomb
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When Jim Gordon set out to build a wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, he knew some people might object. But there was a lot of merit in creating a privately funded, clean energy source for energy-starved New England, and he felt sure most people would... (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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Renewable Energy Policy
Renewable Energy Policy
by Paul Komor
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Renewable energy is the key to the future of humankind. Wind power, solar (photovoltaic) energy, geothermal power, and other forms of renewables can help solve our most pressing environmental problems, including global climate change. But how do we move... (read more)

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