Power trip: from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future

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Harper,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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Power Trip is an adventurous, wonk-free, big-picture, solutions-oriented narrative by leading young journalist Amanda Little that maps out the history and future of America’s energy addiction. Infused with next-generation candor and optimism, Power Trip examines the ways in which oil and coal have shaped America as an international superpower—even as they posed political and environmental dangers to the nation and the world. Hard-hitting yet optimistic, Power Trip is a manifesto for the younger generations who are inheriting the earth.
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9780061353253
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title Power trip : from oil wells to solar cells-- our ride to the renewable future
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