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The great transition : shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy

Author: Lester R Brown; Janet Larsen, (Environmentalist); J Matthew Roney; Emily E Adams; Earth Policy Institute.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Overview: The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As oil insecurity deepens, the extraction risks of fossil fuels rise, and concerns about climate instability cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new world energy economy is emerging. The old economy, fueled by oil, natural gas, and coal is being replaced with one powered by wind, solar, and geothermal energy.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester R Brown; Janet Larsen, (Environmentalist); J Matthew Roney; Emily E Adams; Earth Policy Institute.
ISBN: 9780393350555 039335055X
OCLC Number: 903812559
Description: xiv, 178 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
Changing direction --
Rise and fall of oil --
Closing coal plants --
Nuclear power in decline --
Solar revolution --
Age of wind --
Tapping the Earth's heat --
Hydropower: past and future --
Accelerating transition --
Additional resources --
Index --
Acknowledgments --
About the authors.
Other Titles: Shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy
Responsibility: Lester R. Brown with Janet Larsen, J. Matthew Roney, and Emily E. Adams, Earth Policy Institute.
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