Beyond Fossil Fools: The Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040

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Beaver's Pond Press, 2008 - Nature - 385 pages
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If the U.S. solves only its own energy problem, but the world does not, then everyone still loses. Pollution knows no borders and a sinking ship takes down everyone on board. That is why all countries must do what they can to affect a global transition to all-renewable, clean energy by 2040. That means a coordinated global effort with global scope. That means leadership from the United States, Europe, China, India, and Japan. That means diligent commitment from average citizens around the world, and corporate and national leaders.

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Beneath the snappy title lies a thoroughly engaging book. Septuagenarian Shuster, a chemical engineer by trade, wants the world to adopt a mix of sun (10 percent), wind (10 percent), and the atom (80 ... Read full review


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Joe Shuster is co-founder of Minnesota Valley Engineering (MVE), which, under his guidance, became the world's leading manufacturer of high-technology, low-temperature (cryogenic) equipment used in industry, medicine, agriculture, and transportation. MVE designed and manufactured hydrogen equipment, enhanced oil recovery systems, and hydrogen and LNG transportation fuel systems. He is also the founder of Teltech, a National science and engineering consulting firm that produced hundreds of technical dossiers on many technical subjects including gas turbines, photovoltaic manufacturing processes, natural gas purification, fuels cells and many other energy related topics. He has founded or co-founded seven other technology based companies and has served on the Board of Directors of over twenty businesses, organizations, and international firms. He has received numerous professional and civic awards.

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