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Main Title Before the lights go out : conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us /
Author Koerth-Baker, Maggie,
Publisher John Wiley & Sons,
Place Published Hoboken, N.J.
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 755700242
Subject Added Ent Renewable energy sources--United States.; Energy development--United States.; Energy consumption--United States.; Energy conservation--United States.; Energy policy--United States.; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1202/2011043334-d.html
Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1210/2011043334-b.html
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EHAM TJ807.9.U6K64 2012 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 07/09/2012
EIAM TJ807.9.U6K64 2012 New Books Region 2 Library/New York,NY 08/24/2012
Collation xii, 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes "This text argues we're not going to solve the energy problem by convincing everyone to live like it's 1900 because that's not a good thing. Instead of reverting to the past, we have to build a future where we get energy from new places, use it in new ways, and do more with less. Clean coal? Natural gas? Nuclear? Electric cars? We'll need them all. When you look at the numbers, you'll find that we'll still be using fossil fuels, nuclear, and renewables for decades to come. Looks at new battery technology, smart grids, passive buildings, decentralized generation, clean coal, and carbon sequestration. These are buzzwords now, but they'll be a part of your world soon. For many people, they already are"--
PUB Date Free Form c2012
BIB Level m
LCCN 2011043334
OCLC TAG 19s 783798055
ISBN 9780470876251; 0470876255; 9781118175576 (ebook); 1118175573 (ebook)
OCLC Time Stamp 20120817115804
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02932cam 22005774a 45020