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Clean energy nation : freeing America from the tyranny of fossil fuels

Author: Gerald McNerney; Martin Cheek
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Clean Energy Nation is an eye-opening look at the world's history with fossil fuels and what we must do in the next century to save our environment. With a specific focus on the current American dependence on oil, this book delivers a sobering call to action. Here, Jerry McNerney, the only United States Congressman ever to have had a career as a renewable energy engineer, and writer Martin Cheek inspire all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McNerney, Gerald.
Clean energy nation.
New York : AMACOM, ©2012
(DLC) 2008053754
(OCoLC)288378398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald McNerney; Martin Cheek
ISBN: 9780814413739 0814413730
OCLC Number: 750173388
Description: 1 online resource (x, 310 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: A Declaration of Energy Independence --
America's Energy Past and Present. The End of the Fossil-Fuel Age ; How to Become Dependent on Fossil Fuels ; The Dawn of a New Energy Era --
America's Energy Issues. Energy and Good Government ; Energy and National Security ; Energy and the Environment ; Energy and the Economy ; Energy and Transportation ; Energy and Agriculture ; Energy and Public Health ; Energy and Education --
America's Energy Future. Energy and Two Valleys ; Energy and the World ; Securing America's Energy Future ; The Power of Leadership ; The Other Road.
Responsibility: Jerry McNerney and Martin Cheek.

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In Clean Energy Nation, he and journalist Martin Cheek make an impassioned argument for drastically reducing dependency on fossil fuels and developing sustainable, readily available energy sources  Read more...

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