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Author McNerney, Gerald.

Title Clean energy nation : freeing America from the tyranny of fossil fuels / Jerry McNerney and Martin Cheek.

Imprint New York : AMACOM, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    333.79 MCNE    Available
Description x, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: A Declaration of Energy Independence -- America's Energy Past and Present. The End of the Fossil-Fuel Age ; How to Become Dependent on Fossil Fuels ; The Dawn of a New Energy Era -- America's Energy Issues. Energy and Good Government ; Energy and National Security ; Energy and the Environment ; Energy and the Economy ; Energy and Transportation ; Energy and Agriculture ; Energy and Public Health ; Energy and Education -- America's Energy Future. Energy and Two Valleys ; Energy and the World ; Securing America's Energy Future ; The Power of Leadership ; The Other Road.
Summary "Clean Energy Nation is an eye-opening look at the world's history with fossil fuels and what we must do in the next century to save our environment. With a specific focus on the current American dependence on oil, this book delivers a sobering call to action. Here, Jerry McNerney, the only United States Congressman ever to have had a career as a renewable energy engineer, and writer Martin Cheek inspire all Americans to take action to free our country from its dangerous addiction to oil and help steer us toward the goal of genuine energy independence."--From publisher's description
Subject Power resources -- United States.
Renewable energy sources -- United States.
Fossil fuels -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Energy policy -- United States.
Added Author Cheek, Martin, 1966-
ISBN 9780814413722 (hardcover)
0814413722 (hardcover)

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