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Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
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Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook reproduces a major document from the Department of Energy, Office of the Biomass Program: Multi-Year Program Plan for Biomass, covering all aspects of biomass development of alternative fuels: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas, and much more.
Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two federal documents provide a unique and comprehensive status report on biofuel processes and industrial biotechnology around the globe, with information about exciting developments in China, Japan, Canada, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, India, and elsewhere - along with definitive data on American technology.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
2012 Biomass Energy Guide: Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan and Biomass Biennial Review Report - Biomass to Bioenergy Conversion, Energy Crops, Algae, Wastes, Feedstock Supply, Markets, Transportation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This important up-to-date guide to biomass fuels and bioenergy contains two major Department of Energy reports converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
U.S. Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry - Comprehensive Survey of All Sources of Biomass Energy, Energy Crops, Forest Biomass, Wood Waste, Agricultural Waste
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This important report on the feasibility of a billion-ton annual supply of biomass for bioenergy and bioproducts, updated for 2011, has been converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Biopower Technical Strategy Workshop: Challenges to Expanded Use of Biopower, Technology Research, Feedstocks, Market Transformation
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This report, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, summarizes the results of a workshop sponsored by the DOE/EERE Biomass Program in Denver, Colorado, on December 2-3, 2009. The workshop was convened to identify and discuss challenges to the expanded use of biopower and the possible solutions.
From Smoke to Mirrors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A car-friendly guide to the future of transport, written for non-technical readers by a car enthusiast and manufacturing engineer. From Smoke to Mirrors shows why renewable petrol and diesel in New Zealand will be more affordable in the future than conventional fuels are today. Describes a flexible transition plan that keeps New Zealand's options open in case someone invents a better car or truck.
How Much Do You Weigh? A YouTube Companion Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
How much do you weigh? Not you personally but all of us, yes every single one of us alive today. This ebook is a companion to the YouTube video of the same title that puts us and the rest of nature on the scales. No one has done this before--but though the story is novel--its actually the implications of the book about who we are and what our future is going to be that will grab you the most.
Biomass Cookstoves Technical Meeting: Summary Report - Combustion and Heat Transfer, Materials, Controls, Sensors, Fan Drivers, Testing Protocols, Product Design
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Appliances and accessories
In regions where biomass is a traditional fuel for cooking, improved cookstoves can enhance indoor air quality, personal health, livelihoods, and the environment—while substantially reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.