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Apollo's fire : igniting America's clean-energy economy

Author: Jay Inslee; Bracken Hendricks
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book the authors make the case for renewable energy and renewable energy policy. Each chapter begins with an inspiring story by someone working in renewable energy or a related field.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inslee, Jay.
Apollo's fire.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)655179409
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Inslee; Bracken Hendricks
ISBN: 9781597261753 1597261750 9781597263825 1597263826 1597266493 9781597266499
OCLC Number: 150255581
Description: xviii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / President Bill Clinton --
The first Apollo Project --
ch. 1. A new Apollo Project for energy --
Global warming comes to the White House, or doesn't --
Ten energy enlightenments --
ch. 2. Reinventing the car --
Becoming Mahatma --
ch. 3. Waking up to the new solar dawn --
When energy markets go wrong : surviving Enron --
ch. 4. Energy efficiency : the distributed power of democracy --
Green-collar jobs : from the South Bronx to Oakland --
ch. 5. Reenergizing our communities, one project at a time --
"We don't need oil" --
ch. 6. Homegrown energy --
Wind energy : false starts on the road to success --
ch. 7. Sailing in a sea of energy --
A mind opened about mined coal --
ch. 8. Can coal or nuclear be part of the solution? --
The Apollo Alliance : new coalitions for change --
ch. 9. What's it going to take? --
A tale of two presidents --
ch. 10. An American energy policy --
Placing our bets on a new Apollo Project --
Lessons of the mimosa tree --
Stories from the field --
Epilogue : Launching Apollo --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Jay Inslee, Bracken Hendricks ; foreword by Bill Clinton.
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