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Lights Out!: Ten Myths About (and Real Solutions to) America's Energy Crisis

Spencer Abraham with William Tucker
Format
Book
Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Lights out! : 10 myths about (and real solutions to) America's energy crisis
ISBN
9780312570217, 031257021X
Contents
  • Ten myths about energy
  • Energy realities
  • Threats to the energy marketplace: it's supply and demand, stupid
  • Geopolitical threats to energy markets
  • Environmental threats
  • Mistakes have been made on all sides
  • The failure of politics: you can't have it both ways
  • "All we need is a new Manhattan Project"
  • Relying on one or two superfuels will not be enough
  • Nuclear power
  • Renewable energy
  • Coal: time to start making it clean
  • Energy efficiency, part one: general strategy
  • Energy efficiency, part two: electrical grids, smart and otherwise
  • Making intelligent technology investments
  • "Not in may backyard, " the NIMBY syndrome
  • A global energy strategy.
Description
xvii, 254 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-242) and index.
Technical Details
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