By Christopher C. Swan
This booklet is one man's delusion approximately the place we'd like decide on electrical energy and water for a sustainable destiny. The e-book is especially readable and provides food-for-thought and a few attention-grabbing rules. yet ordinarily it truly is one other anti-nuclear and anti-utility booklet that gives little in genuine genuine details and is usually misleading.
Real ideas to the demanding situations dealing with us relocating to a sustainable power destiny are not came upon via glossing over the technical and monetary problems. make sure to stability this publication with others that offer particular info of sun, wind, and nuclear technology.
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Electric Water: The Emerging Revolution in Water and Energy by Christopher C. Swan