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Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider
Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider
by John Hofmeister
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As president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister was known for being a straight shooter, willing to challenge his peers throughout the industry. Now, hes a man on a mission, the founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy, crisscrossing the country in a... (read more)

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The Oil Crisis of 1973-1974: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture)
The Oil Crisis of 1973-1974: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture)
by Karen R Merrill
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In a year that saw both the formal end to the Vietnam War and the unfolding of the Watergate scandal, the oil crisis of 1973-1974 dealt a critical blow to the American psyche. After decades of wealth and prosperity, stagflation and gas shortages hit... (read more)

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Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy
Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy
by Michael Klare
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From the author of the now-classic Resource Wars, an indispensable account of how the world's diminishing sources of energy are radically changing the international balance of power Recently, an unprecedented Chinese attempt to acquire the major... (read more)

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The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
by Greg Pahl
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National Tour, Radio Satellite Tour, Off-the-Book-Page Coverage, On-line Advertising, Consumer Mail Campaign, Green Living Organization Outreach. $20,000 promotional budget.... (read more)

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Power Trip
Power Trip
by Amanda Little
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After covering the environment and energy beat for more than a decade, columnist Amanda Little decided that the only way to fully understand America's energy crisis was to travel into the heart of it. So she embarked on a daring, cross-country power trip... (read more)

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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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Nuclear Energy (11 Edition)
Nuclear Energy (11 Edition)
by Charles D. Ferguson
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Originally perceived as a cheap and plentiful source of power, the commercial use of nuclear energy has been controversial for decades. Worries about the dangers that nuclear plants and their radioactive waste posed to nearby communities grew over time... (read more)

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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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Energy for Keeps: Creating Clean Electricity from Renewable Resources
Energy for Keeps: Creating Clean Electricity from Renewable Resources
by Marilyn Nemzer
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An illustrated guide for everyone who uses electricity. From students to energy policymakers, it helps readers of all ages understand the energy issues that now loom large in our daily news. With clear language and engaging illustrations, this book... (read more)

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The World's Water Volume 7: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources
The World's Water Volume 7: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources
by Peter H Gleick
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Produced biennially, The World's Water is the most comprehensive and up-to-to date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Each new volume examines critical global trends and offers the best data available on a variety of topics... (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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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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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable... (read more)

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The Impending World Energy Mess: What It Is and What It Means to You.
The Impending World Energy Mess: What It Is and What It Means to You.
by Robert L Hirsch
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"The Impending World Energy Mess" will help educate readers about the realities of energy in general and oil in particular. The reader will be able to cut through the smokescreens that various self interests have, and are promulgating and understand that... (read more)

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The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies
The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies
by Richard Heinberg
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The world is about to run out of cheap oil and change dramatically. Within the next few years, global production will peak. Thereafter, even if industrial societies begin to switch to alternative energy sources, they will have less net energy each year... (read more)

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Solar Revolution: the Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry (08 Edition)
Solar Revolution: the Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry (08 Edition)
by Travis Bradford
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andlt;Pandgt;In Solar Revolution, fund manager and former corporate buyout specialist Travis Bradford argues--on the basis of standard business and economic forecasting models--that over the next two decades solar energy will increasingly become the best... (read more)

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Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Small and Micro Wind Systems (Real Goods Solar Living Book)
Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Small and Micro Wind Systems (Real Goods Solar Living Book)
by Paul Gipe
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The wind power industry was transformed in the 1990s by dramatic breakthroughs in efficiency, economy, and adaptability. Wind Energy Basics is the most up-to-date source available of information about small wind systems. The book includes the unique... (read more)

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Coal Country: Rising Up Against Mountaintop Removal Mining
Coal Country: Rising Up Against Mountaintop Removal Mining
by Shirley Burns
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In the long, complex history of coal exploitation in Appalachia, mountaintop-removal (MTR) mining is the most destructive practice yet visited upon the land and its people: Ancient forested mountainsides are blown up to extract the underlying coal, and... (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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Drilling Down: The Gulf Oil Debacle and Our Energy Dilemma
Drilling Down: The Gulf Oil Debacle and Our Energy Dilemma
by Joseph A Tainter
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For more than a century, oil has been the engine of growth for a society that delivers an unprecedented standard of living to many. We now take for granted that economic growth is good, necessary, and even inevitable, but also feel a sense of unease... (read more)

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The Solar Economy: Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Global Future
The Solar Economy: Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Global Future
by Hermann Scheer
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The global economy and our way of life are based on the exploitation of fossil fuels, which not only threaten massive environmental and social disruption through global warming but, at present rates of consumption, will run out within decades, causing... (read more)

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