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Crossing the Energy Divide: Moving from Fossil Fuel Dependence to a Clean-Energy Future

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Crossing the Energy Divide: Moving from Fossil Fuel Dependence to a Clean-Energy Future

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The practical, environmentally and economically smart strategy for solving the global energy crisis — starting now

  • How improving the way we manage energy can dramatically reduce fossil fuel usage, supercharge economic growth, and get us to the era of safe, renewable energy.
  •  Solutions that are working today for thousands of companies and organizations.
  • Solving the energy crisis by clearing away ideological blind-spots, structural barriers, bad habits, and outmoded laws.

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  • Copyright 2010
  • Dimensions: 6 X 9
  • Pages: 256
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-701544-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-701544-3

The practical, environmentally and economically smart strategy for solving the global energy crisis — starting now

  • How improving the way we manage energy can dramatically reduce fossil fuel usage, supercharge economic growth, and get us to the era of safe, renewable energy.
  •  Solutions that are working today for thousands of companies and organizations.
  • Solving the energy crisis by clearing away ideological blind-spots, structural barriers, bad habits, and outmoded laws.

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Crossing the Energy Divide: Recapturing Lost Energy

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Table of Contents

About the Authors     xi

Introduction     The Chasm to Be Crossed    1

Chapter 1        An American Awakening    9

Chapter 2        Recapturing Lost Energy    31

Chapter 3        Engineering an Economic Bridge    45

Chapter 4        The Invisible-Energy Revolution    59

Chapter 5        The Future of Electric Power    79

Chapter 6        Liquid Fuels: The Hard Reality    101

Chapter 7        Vehicles: The End of the Affair    113

Chapter 8        Preparing Cities for the Perfect Storm    125

Chapter 9        The Water-Energy Connection    145

Chapter 10      Policy Priorities    157

Chapter 11      Implications for Business Management    181

Chapter 12      How Much, How Fast?    191

Comments and References    203

Index    227

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