Books tagged: energy policy

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The End of the Beginning: A Short Story About the Rise and Fall of Oil Prices
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
"The End of the Beginning" is a post-publication Bonus Chapter of Chaturanga," the young adult educational novel about Central Asia. In the style of "Chaturanga," this short story offers readers a fun, interesting, and relatable way to understand current events related to oil prices, the future of energy, world markets, and geopolitics.
Oil, Jihad and Destiny
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 70,430. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Oil, Jihad and Destiny, ill declining oil production plunge our planet into a Depression? Contrary to pop-culture opinion, fossil fuel depletion IS a problem. We need to refocus our collective resources on solving the energy challenges of the 21st century. Oil, Jihad and Destiny addresses the most critical energy challenge: oil depletion.
Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything!
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Because the Future Matters: Let’s Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! puts forward and discusses a comprehensive set of proposals intended to focus a national economy (Canada’s in particular) on real human needs now and in the future. Aimed at national frugality, these proposals are as readily compatible with free enterprise as they are with socialism.
Where are the Flying Cars? Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
Where are the Flying Cars? is not really about flying cars. It's a brief discussion of science, technology and public policy, and the need to confront the reality that not all new and proposed technologies will ultimately prove to be both successful and (hopefully) environmentally benign. Included is a suggested energy policy for America with some of the rationales behind the recommended actions.
THE Interview: Everyone Should Read This
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy
Is it possible that for two generations the media, the American government, major political parties, and the entire civilized world has ignored a relatively simple solution to its energy needs? Seems hard to believe, doesn't it? And maybe we shouldn't believe the main idea presented in this article will work. But if it is viable, what an amazing difference it could make in the quality of life!
The Rape of Britain - Wind Farms and the Destruction of our Environment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Hard-hitting attack on the government’s windfarms policy, backed up by data and delivered in an engaging style.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
Green Energy War
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.