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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
by Bryan Mealer and William Kamkwamba
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How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactorand#160; By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmotherandrsquo;s cancer diagnosis drove him to... (read more)

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Crossing the Rubicon: 9/11 and the Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil
Crossing the Rubicon: 9/11 and the Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil
by Michael Ruppert
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The long-awaited exposand#233; of 9/11 and Peak Oil - by the "Godfather of 9/11 research."... (read more)

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The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
by Lester R. Brown
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The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As oil insecurity deepens, the extraction risks of fossil fuels rise, and concerns about climate instability cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new world... (read more)

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The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
by Russell Gold
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Russell Gold, a brilliant and dogged investigative reporter at andlt;I andgt;The Wall Street Journalandlt;/Iandgt;, has spent more than a decade reporting on one of the biggest stories of our time: the spectacular, world-changing rise of and#8220... (read more)

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Peak Everything : Waking Up To the Century of Declines (10 Edition)
Peak Everything : Waking Up To the Century of Declines (10 Edition)
by Richard Heinberg
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The twentieth century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption, and food production. As the population shifted from rural to urban, human impacts on the environment increased dramatically. The twenty-first century ushered in an era of... (read more)

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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
by Alexis Madrigal
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Few today realize that Americaand#8217;s relationship with green technology is far from a recent development. The truth is Americans have been inventing green for more than a century. Powering the Dream tells the fascinating stories of the brilliant... (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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andldquo;A hopeful narrative about a continent on the rise.andrdquo; andmdash;New York Times Book Review andquot;For anyone who wants to understand how the African economy really works, The Bright Continent is a good place to start.andquot; andmdash... (read more)

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Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels
Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels
by Richard Heinberg
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Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much... (read more)

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The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
by Daniel Yergin
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Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year. In this gripping account of the quest for the energy that our world needs, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize. A master... (read more)

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The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources
The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources
by Michael T Klare
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"As Michael Klare makes clear in this powerful book, the heads of our corporate empires have decided to rip apart the planet in one last burst of profiteering. If you want to understand the next decade, I fear you better read this book."---Bill McKibben,... (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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The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
by James Howard Kunstler
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A controversial hit that sparked debate among businessmen, environmentalists, and bloggers, The Long Emergency by James Howard Kunstler is an eye-opening look at the unprecedented challenges we face in the years ahead, as oil runs out and the global... (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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“There is by now a pretty long list of enviromentalists who used to be anti-nuke and are now in favor of it . . . If a new book called Power to Save the World is half as good as this Wall Street Journal review says it is, expect that list to get... (read more)

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Viable Energy Now: When Energy, Economics, and Politics Converge
Viable Energy Now: When Energy, Economics, and Politics Converge
by Jacek Popiel
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Alternative energy is the current favorite buzzword among politicians and others, but we don't have a supportable and sustainable infrastructure to support it. Our political and economic systems are also too much in turmoil to be able to handle the... (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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Apollo's Fireand#160;is a thoughtful, optimistic book, based on sound facts. No one before has tied together the concepts of economic growth and greenhouse gas reductions with such concrete examples. No one has previously told the real stories of 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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Conservation Fallout: Nuclear Protest at Diablo Canyon
Conservation Fallout: Nuclear Protest at Diablo Canyon
by John Wills
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One of the most controversial atomic projects of the US nuclear industry during the 1960s and 1970s was the construction of a nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon, a relatively unsettled and biologically rich part of the central California coast... (read more)

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The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone
The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone
by Seamus Mcgraw
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Energy Independence: Your Everyday Guide to Reducing Fuel Consumption
Energy Independence: Your Everyday Guide to Reducing Fuel Consumption
by Christine Woodside
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“Those concerned or curious about energy conservation or looking to save a buck or two by changing wasteful habits should pick up this book.”-- Newsday “Heres a suggestion: spend the equivalent of about five gallons and educate... (read more)

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The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
by Gregory Zuckerman
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Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in shale rock deep below the ground. Everyone, that is, except a few reckless wildcatters — who risked their careers to prove the world wrong. Things looked grim for American... (read more)

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