Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air
by David JC MacKay
Publisher: UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009
Number of pages: 383
Addressing the sustainable energy crisis in an objective manner, this enlightening book analyzes the relevant numbers and organizes a plan for change on both a personal level and an international scale—for Europe, the United States, and the world. In case study format, this informative reference answers questions surrounding nuclear energy, the potential of sustainable fossil fuels, and the possibilities of sharing renewable power with foreign countries.
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