Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology

Front Cover
Da Capo Press, Feb 5, 2013 - Science - 400 pages
0 Reviews
Few today realize that America's relationship with green technology is far from a recent development. The truth is Americans have been inventing green for more than a century. Powering the Dream tells the fascinating stories of the brilliant, often irascible inventors who foresaw our current energy problems, tried to invent cheap and renewable solutions, and drew the blueprint for a green future.

What people are saying - Write a review

POWERING THE DREAM: The History and Promise of Green Technology

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Eye-opening micro-histories about American energy past, with an eye to the future, from Atlantic senior editor and technology writer Madrigal.The author presents a host of good ideas and missed ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2013)

Alexis Madrigal is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he launched their Technology Channel, and an award-winning former staff writer for Wired.com. He lives in Washington, DC.

Bibliographic information