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    Cold, Hungry and in the Dark

    Cold, Hungry and in the Dark

    Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth

    by Bill Powers
    foreword by Art Berman

    Conventional wisdom has North America entering a new era of energy abundance thanks to shale gas. But has industry been honest? Cold, Hungry and in the Dark argues that declining productivity combined with increasing demand will trigger a crisis …

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    Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 10th Edition

    Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 10th Edition

    Save Money, Save the Earth

    Increasing the energy efficiency of your home can save you money, help the environment, and enhance your comfort, but how do you decide which improvements are the most beneficial and cost-effective? Completely revised to incorporate the latest …

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    Solar Home Heating Basics

    Solar Home Heating Basics

    A Green Energy Guide

    As fossil fuel supplies dwindle, home heating will be one of the major challenges in temperate and cold climates. The reserves of natural gas used to heat the majority of North American buildings are rapidly being depleted. This latest Green Energy …

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    Energy-Wise Landscape Design

    Energy-Wise Landscape Design

    A New Approach for your Home and Garden

    Residential consumption represents nearly one quarter of North America's total energy use, and the average homeowner spends thousands of dollars a year on power bills. To help alleviate this problem, Energy-Wise Landscape Design presents hundreds of …

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    Blackout

    Blackout

    Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis

    Coal fuels about 50 percent of US electricity production and provides a quarter of the country's total energy. China and India's ferocious economic growth is based almost entirely on coal-generated electricity.

    Coal currently looks like a solution to …

    related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil
    The Home Energy Diet

    The Home Energy Diet

    How to Save Money by Making Your House Energy-Smart

    With rising energy costs, homeowners are beginning to examine the energy efficiency of their own homes, asking questions that range from where energy comes from and how much it costs, to how to choose new appliances and what options exist for …

    related subjects: Sustainable Living