Books tagged: energy future

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Clash of Powers - The Colonist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Zara, an astroscientist, dreams of going to the moon. She fights for human rights and speaks against globalism and the totalitarian rule of United Global Nations (UGN). Because of bold criticism of the goals of the UGN, Zara is arrested for "crimes against society". Her death sentence is commuted when she agrees to marry a man who needs her help to establish a Helium-3 mining colony on the moon.
Hydrogen, Mister President - Energy War 2.0
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A clean, renewable and cheap energy innovation would seriously challenge the interests of mighty oil and gas empires. A team of scientists succeeded with their invention, but found themselves as pawns in the geopolitical power games.
Solar Power: Economic Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
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Even with free solar cells and batteries, solar power is too expensive. If safe nuclear power is expensive, solar power is a disaster (and so is wind). Here I present an analysis showing that wind and solar are NOT the way to go in terms of economics. Nuclear, geothermal and hydro are the way to go. Clean fossil fuel is a last resort. Safe nuclear? I discuss that in my next book.
Fukushima; Nuclear Disaster on the ring of fire
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Fukushima takes an in-depth look at the March, 2011 nuclear disaster that occurred as a result of one the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit Japan. In his lively and conversational writing style, Sargent puts the tragedy in useful scientific and political context by exploring what led the Japanese to build 55 nuclear power plants on one of the most seismically active locations on Earth.