Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy

Richard Heinberg (Author) David Fridley (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$26.00
Publisher
Island Press
Publish Date
June 02, 2016
Pages
248
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781610917797

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About the Author

Richard Heinberg is a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost educators about the need to transition away from fossil fuels. He has authored twelve books, including The Party's Over: Oil, War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies and Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels, and scores of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as Nature, The American Prospect, The Pacific Standard, Public Policy Research, Quarterly Review, The Ecologist, Resurgence, The Futurist, European Business Review, Earth Island Journal, Yes!, and The Sun.

David Fridley has been a staff scientist at the Energy Analysis Program at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California since 1995. He is also Deputy Group Leader of Lawrence Berkeley's China Energy Group, which collaborates with China on end-user energy efficiency, government energy management programs, and energy policy research. Fridley has written and spoken extensively on the energy and ecological limits of biofuels and serves as Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Fellow at Post Carbon Institute.

Reviews

"The future of renewable energy is obscured by ignorance, noise, ideology, and all sorts of misconceptions --from both cornucopians and catastrophists. Our Renewable Future describes the reality: the transition is possible, but it won't be easy."--Ugo Bardi, University of Florence and The Club of Rome
"Without a doubt the most sensible book...on the prospects and promise of renewable energy."--Energy blog