The Resource Power trip : from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future, Amanda Little

Power trip : from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future, Amanda Little

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Power trip : from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future
Title
Power trip
Title remainder
from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Little
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Using historical anecdotes and contemporary reporting, Power Trip explains the roots of America's energy addiction, its current state, and outlines real solutions that are arising from a new generation of activists, economists, entrepreneurs, and the business community"--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Little, Amanda
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9502.U52
LC item number
L568 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Power resources
  • Energy policy
  • Energy policy
  • Power resources
  • Alternative Energiequelle
  • United States
Label
Power trip : from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future, Amanda Little
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-432) and index
Contents
Confessions of a petroleum addict -- Life, liberty, and the pursuit of oil : the story of the American century -- Over a barrel : the boom and bust of America's domestic oil empire -- War and grease : how oil built and sustains a military superpower -- Road hogs : why a hundred years of joyriding has us running on empty -- Plastic explosive : from Baggies to boob jobs : our love affair with synthetics -- Cooking oil : how fossil fuels feed the world (and energy shortages could starve it) -- Chain of fuels : the story of a 20,000-mile spinach salad -- Short circuits : why a high-tech superpower has a third-world grid -- Greener pastures : the dawn of the new energy era -- Earth, wind, and fire : how renewable energy will dethrone the powers that be -- Autopia : Detroit does the electric slide -- City, slicker : building energy-smart homes and the cities of tomorrow -- Fresh greens : not your grandma's eco-movement : meet the new pioneers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 446 p.
Isbn
9780061353253
Lccn
2009035212
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436310975
  • (OCoLC)ocn436310975
Label
Power trip : from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future, Amanda Little
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-432) and index
Contents
Confessions of a petroleum addict -- Life, liberty, and the pursuit of oil : the story of the American century -- Over a barrel : the boom and bust of America's domestic oil empire -- War and grease : how oil built and sustains a military superpower -- Road hogs : why a hundred years of joyriding has us running on empty -- Plastic explosive : from Baggies to boob jobs : our love affair with synthetics -- Cooking oil : how fossil fuels feed the world (and energy shortages could starve it) -- Chain of fuels : the story of a 20,000-mile spinach salad -- Short circuits : why a high-tech superpower has a third-world grid -- Greener pastures : the dawn of the new energy era -- Earth, wind, and fire : how renewable energy will dethrone the powers that be -- Autopia : Detroit does the electric slide -- City, slicker : building energy-smart homes and the cities of tomorrow -- Fresh greens : not your grandma's eco-movement : meet the new pioneers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 446 p.
Isbn
9780061353253
Lccn
2009035212
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436310975
  • (OCoLC)ocn436310975

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