This collection of article pro and con on energy alternatives examines whether alternative energy sources can effectively replace fossil fuels, the extent to which the benefits of wind power outweigh its disadvantages, whether utility-scale solar power is a practical alternative energy source, and the advantages and disadvantages of other energy sources.
Want to make eco-friendly changes in your house that will save energy? This practical guide is packed with tips and projects for increasing your home's energy efficiency while reducing costs and cutting down on waste and pollution. You'll see how to put together your own energy action plan based on your needs - and make your lifestyle more comfortable and enjoyable.
Energy expert Scheckel offers practical solutions for adapting solar, wind, wood gasification, biogas, and micro hydro power systems for home use, complete with step-by-step instructions. Whether to live completely off the grid or just save some money on fuel bills, this guide has the knowledge and skills to do it.
Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives?
The primary obstacle is a conflict that's built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick. Psychologists have discovered that our minds are ruled by two different systems - the rational mind and the emotional mind—that compete for control. The rational mind wants...