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The Resource Before the lights go out : conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us, Maggie Koerth-Baker

Before the lights go out : conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us, Maggie Koerth-Baker

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Before the lights go out : conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us
Title
Before the lights go out
Title remainder
conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Koerth-Baker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This text argues we're not going to solve the energy problem by convincing everyone to live like it's 1900 because that's not a good thing. Instead of reverting to the past, we have to build a future where we get energy from new places, use it in new ways, and do more with less. Clean coal? Natural gas? Nuclear? Electric cars? We'll need them all. When you look at the numbers, you'll find that we'll still be using fossil fuels, nuclear, and renewables for decades to come. Looks at new battery technology, smart grids, passive buildings, decentralized generation, clean coal, and carbon sequestration. These are buzzwords now, but they'll be a part of your world soon. For many people, they already are"--
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1981-
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Koerth-Baker, Maggie
Dewey number
333.790973
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ807.9.U6
LC item number
K64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Energy development
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy policy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization
  • Energies renouvelables
  • Ressources énergétiques
  • Consommation d'énergie
  • Politique énergétique
  • Mondialisation
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy development
  • Energy policy
  • Renewable energy sources
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization
Label
Before the lights go out : conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us, Maggie Koerth-Baker
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Making apple pie from scratch -- One in a quadrillion -- The efficiency paradox -- The Emerald City -- A box full of lighting -- Good and good enough -- The view from Merriam's Peak -- The take-charge challenge -- The olive green revolution -- The default option -- Home fries -- Bigger little -- Good citizens of the grid
Control code
ocn755700242
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 290 p.
Isbn
9781118175576
Lccn
2011043334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780470876251
  • (OCoLC)755700242
Label
Before the lights go out : conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us, Maggie Koerth-Baker
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Making apple pie from scratch -- One in a quadrillion -- The efficiency paradox -- The Emerald City -- A box full of lighting -- Good and good enough -- The view from Merriam's Peak -- The take-charge challenge -- The olive green revolution -- The default option -- Home fries -- Bigger little -- Good citizens of the grid
Control code
ocn755700242
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 290 p.
Isbn
9781118175576
Lccn
2011043334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780470876251
  • (OCoLC)755700242

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