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Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit - Tom Rand; Dave Clark
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
"If the climate crisis had struck fifty years ago, we should have had no alternatives to fossil fuels. Today, there are many alternatives, and Tom Rand's book, Kick, is a superb introduction." -Gwynne Dyer, Journalist - International Affairs

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The Wind at Work - Gretchen Woelfle
Publication Date: 2013-03-01
Explaining how the wind works, what windmills have contributed to the past, and why they offer environmental promise today as a source of clean, renewable energy, this revised and updated edition offers a glimpse into all the current and historical uses for wind power. Featuring new information on wind energy technology and wind farms, new photographs, and 24 wind-related activities.

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The Future of Nuclear Power - James A. Mahaffey
Publication Date: 2012-03-01
Nuclear Power is a six-volume set that explores the-science, mechanisms, divergent developments, dangers, successes, disasters, and lessons learned by a complex industry that will influence society for generations.

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Energy from Oceans and Moving Water - Ruth Owen
ISBN: 9781477702697
Publication Date: 2013-01-15

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Biofuels - Karen D. Povey
ISBN: 0737735600
Publication Date: 2006-10-20
Examines the source of fossil fuels and their effects on the environment.

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Solar Energy

  • Solar Energy Basics: NREL
  • Solar Power
  • Ivanpah:
    The project is currently the largest solar thermal power plant in the world. 140,000 homes are using it. Controversial, concentrated light rays kills hundreds of birds in flight. They claim that bird deaths are low. Some say centralizing this way is prone to more disruptions in power than having rooftop systems.

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