Quick OverviewExplains solar, wind, hydro, wave, geothermal and other technologies, and how to break the barriers to a 100-per-cent renewable world.
'An essential read for anyone who is planning to be part of the energy revolution.' - Kim Bryan, Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales.
eBook, 160 pages.
DetailsFew people doubt the threat of climate change and the urgent need to conquer our addiction to fossil fuels. But can renewable sources of energy ever be sufficient to provide modern societies with a decent quality of life? This book is clear they can, and it outlines the strategies to break the barriers to a 100% renewable world.
Danny Chivers presents a compelling introduction to renewable technologies for non-technical readers (solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and ambient heat, wave and tidal, fuel crops, and energy from waste) and a roadmap to powering the world not just sustainably, but democratically.
Danny Chivers is an environmental writer, carbon analyst and performance poet. He is actively involved in climate justice groups such as Art Not Oil, Reclaim the Power and No Dash For Gas. He is the author of The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change.
'These short books supply us with clear, well-written and memorable analyses that cut to the chase.' - Susan George, President of the Board, Transnational Institute.
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Code ZNORW ISBN 978-1-78026-244-4 Supplier New Internationalist Values and causes New Internationalist
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