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Ten technologies to save the planet

Author: Chris Goodall
Publisher: London : GreenProfile, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Could giant solar farms in the Sahara provide all Europe's electricity? Can we really expect to make petrol from wood and straw? Could burying charcoal help solve global warming? And can green energy actually help to revive the world economy? This book answers these and many other questions, and busts a raft of myths along the way." -- Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goodall, Chris.
Ten technologies to save the planet.
London : GreenProfile, 2008
(OCoLC)891646321
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Goodall
ISBN: 9781846688683 184668868X
OCLC Number: 237176788
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 292 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 22 cm
Contents: Capturing the wind --
Solar energy --
Electricity from the oceans --
Combined heat and power --
Super-efficient homes --
Electric cars --
Motor fuels from cellulose --
Capturing carbon --
Biochar --
Soil and forests --
Putting it all together.
Responsibility: Chris Goodall.

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Everyone agrees we need to slash global greenhouse emissions. Politicians can set targets and consumers can try to live greener lives. But the world can avoid runaway global warming with the help of  Read more...

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'Ten Technologies is superb - it cuts like lightning through the myths and muddled thinking surrounding energy issues. It is vital, topical, and a very fresh approach' Mark Lynas. '[A] Read more...

 
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