American energy : the renewable path to energy security / Worldwatch Institute, Center for American Progress

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Subjects: Renewable energy sources
Energy conservation
Energy consumption
Energy policy
Biomass energy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, DC : Worldwatch Institute, 2006
LC Classification: T, TJ
Physical Description: 40 p. : col. ill., tables ; 28 cm
Additional Authors: Worldwatch Institute
Center for American Progress
Notes: "Sources of additional information (p.36)
Contents: 21st Century energy -- Vision for a more secure and prosperous America -- Enhancing energy security -- Creating jobs -- The global marketplace -- Investment opportunities -- Building a new energy economy -- Building for the future -- Meeting the transportation challenge -- A new future for agriculture -- Powering the electricity grid -- Micro power -- A cleaner, healthier America -- Cleaner air and water -- Climate change and energy -- Conserving land and water -- Resources and technologies -- Energy efficiency -- Biofuels -- Biopower -- Geothermal energy -- Power from the wind -- Rooftop solar power -- Desert solar power -- Solar heating -- Hydropower -- Marine energy -- American energy agenda
Summary: Comprehensive overview of available renewable technologies and how they can help increase our national security by decreasing our reliance on imported oil, create new jobs, and grow our economy, as well as decreasing environmental damage caused by burning fossil fuels
OCLC Number: 74490443