Topic: "Energy"

Highlighting issues like peak oil and finite natural resources, these materials also put emphasis on current energy sources’ impacts on the environment, society, terrorism, and the economy. New technology, realistic analyses of sustainable energy, and threats to health, safety, and security are also covered.

Gasland

Gasland

A shocking, riveting, and incredibly important film that thousands of Americans can personally identify, with as the largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history sweeps across the United States, leaving more and more innocent citizens to suffer the health and financial consequences in its wake.

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The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment

The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment

Chris Martenson
The next twenty years will be completely unlike the last twenty years. The world is in economic crisis, and there are no easy fixes to our predicament. Unsustainable trends in the economy, energy, and the environment have finally caught up [...]

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Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era

Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era

by Amory Lovins, Marvin Odum and John W. Rowe Chelsea Green Publishing; 1st edition (October 15, 2011) Amazon.com Book Description: Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, no dead coalminers, no dirty air, no devastated lands, no lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists. No leaking nuclear wastes [...]

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Powering the Future: A Scientist’s Guide to Energy Independence

Powering the Future: A Scientist’s Guide to Energy Independence

Daniel B. Botkin
Dr. Daniel B. Botkin objectively assesses the true prospects, limitations, costs, risks, dangers, and tradeoffs associated with every leading and emerging source of energy, including oil, natural gas, coal, hydroelectric, nuclear, wind, solar, ocean power, and biofuels.

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Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air

Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air

David J. C. MacKay
This informative reference answers questions surrounding nuclear energy, the potential of sustainable fossil fuels, and the possibilities of sharing renewable power with foreign countries. While underlining the difficulty of minimizing consumption, the tone remains positive as it debunks misinformation and clearly explains the calculations of expenditure per person to encourage people to make individual changes that will benefit the world at large.

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The Future of Nanotechnology Power Generation

The Future of Nanotechnology Power Generation

Justin Hall-Tipping, CEO of ‘Nanoholdings’ gives a TED talk on how nanotechnology is set to change the future of energy and replace oil, fossil and nuclear fuels. Through carbon nanotubes (what can’t you do with these things?) Nanoholdings has created flexible, clear polymers that can change their transparency with tiny voltage changes. They can harvest [...]

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