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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|Description:||xx, 437 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : Unraveling the spectacle --
I: Seductive futures : Solar cells and other fairy tales ; Wind power's flurry of limitations ; Biofuels and the politics of big corn ; The nuclear-military-industrial risk complex ; The hydrogen zombie ; Conjuring clean coal ; Hydropower, hybrids, and other hydras --
II: From here to there : The alternative-energy fetish ; The first step --
III: The future of environmentalism : Women's rights ; Improving consumption ; The architecture of community ; Efficiency culture ; Asking questions --
Epilogue: A grander narrative?
|Series Title:||Our sustainable future.|
"A bold look at the downside of green technologies and a host of refreshingly simple substitute solutions."-Kirkus Kirkus "What set Zehner's work apart from the glut of other environment-related
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This book had a profound impact on my thinking about environmental issues facing us. I read a lot of books on energy, environment, climate change, etc and Green Illusions stands out because it has all new material. This isn't the same stuff you've read 1000 times in other environmental books....
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