Winning Our Energy Independence (Google eBook)

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Gibbs Smith, Sep 7, 2007 - Business & Economics - 248 pages
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Winning Our Energy Independence shares energy solutions from S. David Freeman, a man who has spent his life at the forefront of energy policy.
  

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good overview of our alternative energy options and why they are viable but pretty dry Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

This is a good basic overview about ways the US government and people can rethink our current energy and climate change crisis. Since David Freeman's been behind-the-scenes since the Johnson ... Read full review

Contents

The Heart of the Story i
1
Raising the Bar
13
The Three Poisons
23
We Live in a Solar World
45
The Major Uses of Energy
69
Does Renewable Energy Really Cost More?
85
Energy Efficiency
95
The Technology Is Available
103
An AllRenewable Los Angeles
143
A National Renewable Energy Policy
159
The Next Ten Years
181
2017 and Beyond
191
A Broader Perspective
199
References
209
Appendix
217
Index
221

HydrogenMyths and Reality
117
Lessons from around the Globe
127

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About the author (2007)

S. David Freeman is currently the general manager of the Port of Los Angeles. He served as the Chairman of the Board of the California Consumer Power and Conservation Financing Authority. In his distinguished forty-year career, Mr. Freeman has been "present at the creation," shaping our public awareness, helping design governmental institutions, and writing the laws that define the framework for U.S. environmental and energy policy. He lives in California. Freeman also authored Energy: The New Era.

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