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1 COMMONER, BARRY. The Politics Of Energy.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1972. 039473808X / 9780394738086 s Softcover. Good condition. Stain on top edge. 

Price: 4.75 USD
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2 COMMONER, BARRY. The Poverty Of Power: Energy And The Economic Crisis.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1976. 0394403711 / 9780394403717 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn ang torn. 
This most urgent and important book by one of the world's greatest scientists and thinkers is already influencing America's thought through the extended excerpts that recently appeared The New Yorker, The Poverty of Power is Dr. Commoner's complete argument. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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3 EDITORS OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Atomic Power.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1955. First Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Based on articles from Scientific American by leading scientists from all over the world. Deals with such subjects as Power Reactors, Uranium, Fuel and Fission Products, Economics and Politics, Radiobiology, and Thermonuclear Reactions. 
Price: 11.69 USD
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4 ENGERY POLICY PROJECT OF THE FORD FOUNDATION. A Time To Choose: America's Energy Future.
Ballinger Publishing Co., Cambridge: 1974. 0884100243 / 9780884100249 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 14.01 USD
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5 FRITSCH, ALBERT J. The Contrasumers: A Citizens Guide To Resource Conservation.
Praeger Publishers, New York: 1974. 0275101401 / 9780275101404 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and tears. 
As the originator of the greatest consumer culture in history, the United states is constanty setting new world records for numbers of cars owned and beer can thrown away. According to the author of The Contrasumers, the present era of overconsumption is coming to an end, and the country is headed for a rude awakening unless we begin now to return to the thrifty policies of the past. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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6 FRITSCH, ALBERT J. The Contrasumers: A Citizens Guide To Resource Conservation.
Praeger Publishers, New York: 1974. 0275101401 / 9780275101404 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and tears. Marks on the cover. 
As the originator of the greatest consumer culture in history, the United states is constanty setting new world records for numbers of cars owned and beer can thrown away. According to the author of The Contrasumers, the present era of overconsumption is coming to an end, and the country is headed for a rude awakening unless we begin now to return to the thrifty policies of the past. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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7 GALBRAITH, KATE & PRICE, ASHER. The Great Texas Wind Rush: How George Bush, Ann Richards, And A Bunch Of Tinkerers Helped The Oil And Gas State Win The Race To Wind Power.
University of Texas Press, Austin: . h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 

Price: 23.70 USD
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8 GAY, LARRY. The Complete Book Of Heating With Wood.
Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte: 1974. 0882660365 / 9780882660363 Fourth Printing, September 1975. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Covers choosing fuelwoods, improving woodlands, modern stoves, wood furnaces, and using old stoves. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.14 USD
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9 LIFSET, ROBERT (EDITOR). American Energy Policy In The 1970s.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2014. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Restores historical clarity and context to the politically freighted discussion of energy in America. With Middle East blow-ups, pipeline politics, wind farm controversies, solar industry scandals, and disputes over fracking, it's natural to think that the energy policy debate is at its most intense ever. But it's easy to forget that energy issues dominated the nation's politics in the 1970s as well. Wars were fought, political careers made and unmade, and fortunes gambled and lost, all because of the vagaries of energy production and consumption, which held the American public and its politicians in thrall. This historical investigation focuses exclusively on American energy policy in the 1970s. Revisiting the last time energy issues came to the forefront of national political discourse, the essays collected here provide new insight into the energy crisis of that decade—insights with clear implications for our present dilemmas. Among a new generation of energy historians, the authors address questions of political leadership, foreign policy, supply, and demand. Chapters examine the politics of energy policymaking; efforts by American policymakers to increase supply and reduce demand; and the challenge of crafting American foreign policy as the Middle East emerges as the world's leading oil-producing region. American Energy Policy in the 1970s reminds us of a wide range of policy successes and failures and offers an in-depth look at the complicated workings of such issues as café standards, alternative energy supplies, nuclear power, conservation, the strategic petroleum reserve, and the Carter Doctrine. This book restores historical clarity and context to the complex and politically freighted discussion of energy in America. It should inform and enlighten the discussion going forward. Robert Lifset is the Donald Keith Jones Assistant Professor of Honors and History in the Joe C. and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College at the University of Oklahoma. His research focuses on energy and environmental history. Lifset is the web and list editor of H-Energy, an H-Net website devoted to the history of energy, and the author of Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism, 1962-1980. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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10 MACKEDON, MICHON; GOIN, PETER (PHOTOGRAPHS). Bombast: Spinning Atoms In The Desert.
Black Rock Institute Press. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. Michon Mackedon recounts Nevada's relationship with the nuclear industry and a host of players including the Atomic Energy Commission, the Department of Energy, scientists, military, and journalists. With "an awareness born of deceit" shared by other Nevadans, Mackedon considers the manipulated language and imagery doled out by the atomic industry to make the unsafe appear safe and the unthinkable, thinkable. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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11 MACKEDON, MICHON; GOIN, PETER (PHOTOGRAPHS). Bombast: Spinning Atoms In The Desert.
Black Rock Institute Press. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A crucial linchpin in Atomic Revival studies. Michon Mackedon recounts Nevada's relationship with the nuclear industry and a host of players including the Atomic Energy Commission, the Department of Energy, scientists, military, and journalists. With "an awareness born of deceit" shared by other Nevadans, Mackedon considers the manipulated language and imagery doled out by the atomic industry to make the unsafe appear safe and the unthinkable, thinkable. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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12 MELOSI, MARTIN V. Coping With Abundance: Energy And Environment In Industrial America.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1985. 0394341562 / 9780394341569 First Edition. s Softcover. Fair condition. Underlining on some pages. 
The first broad overview of United States energy history in the industrial age. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.26 USD
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13 METZ, DON; EPSTEIN, ED (ILLUSTRATOR). Superhouse.
Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte: 1981. 0882662589 / 9780882662589 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Learn from an architect how to save on energy costs by introducing solar power in the house you plan to build or renovate. Explore houses that are earth-sheltered, in double envelopes and superinsulated. Contains illustrations and an Index. 
Price: 24.61 USD
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14 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STAFF. National Geographic Special Report On Energy: Facing Up To The Problem And Getting Down To Solutions.
National Geographic Magazine, Washington D.C.: 1981. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Report on the world's energy predicament. 
Price: 31.54 USD
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15 PRATT, JOSEPH A. WITH HALE, WILLIAM E. Exxon: Transforming Energy, 1973-2005
University of Texas Press, Austin: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The fifth volume in a 125-year history of one of the most powerful and profitable corporations in the world explores how Exxon's core values and management enabled the company to adapt and succeed during a period of dramatic change in the energy industry. Distributed for the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, which houses the extensive ExxonMobil Historical Collection, is honored to publish the fifth volume of Exxon's corporate history, which extends the history of Exxon and its predecessors to more than 125 years, the longest in-depth account of a private company in existence. ExxonMobil's history stretches from the time of kerosene lamps to the era of jet travel, from the days of finding oil by searching for surface indications to the days of 3-D seismic, which uses powerful computers to create images of oil deep underground. Its learning curve was particularly steep in the years covered by this book, 1973-2005, when the company adapted to new realities that confronted it at every turn. ExxonMobil has remained among the most profitable concerns in the history of modern capitalism by showing flexibility when faced with the need to adapt to changing conditions. 
Price: 47.45 USD
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16 PRENTISS, MARA. Energy Revolution: The Physics And The Promise Of Efficient Technology.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2014. 
Energy can be neither created nor destroyed—but it can be wasted. The United States wastes two-thirds of its energy, including 80 percent of the energy used in transportation. So the nation has a tremendous opportunity to develop a sensible energy policy based on benefits and costs. But to do that we need facts—not hyperbole, not wishful thinking. Mara Prentiss presents and interprets political and technical information from government reports and press releases, as well as fundamental scientific laws, to advance a bold claim: wind and solar power could generate 100 percent of the United States' average total energy demand for the foreseeable future, even without waste reduction. To meet the actual rather than the average demand, significant technological and political hurdles must be overcome. Still, a U.S. energy economy based entirely on wind, solar, hydroelectricity, and biofuels is within reach. The transition to renewables will benefit from new technologies that decrease energy consumption without lifestyle sacrifices, including energy optimization from interconnected smart devices and waste reduction from use of LED lights, regenerative brakes, and electric cars. Many countries cannot obtain sufficient renewable energy within their borders, Prentiss notes, but U.S. conversion to a 100 percent renewable energy economy would, by itself, significantly reduce the global impact of fossil fuel consumption. Enhanced by full-color visualizations of key concepts and data, Energy Revolution answers one of the century's most crucial questions: How can we get smarter about producing and distributing, using and conserving, energy? Mara Prentiss is Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University. "In this crisp, evidence-based treatise, physicist Mara Prentiss makes a remarkable assertion: that solar and wind power could supply 100% of average U.S. energy needs for the next 50 years. Prentiss argues that a transition to renewables is probable, given that energy revolutions are a historical norm. She stacks up reams of salient data, such as the fact that U.S. energy use per capita has remained steady since 1965, thanks to increasing fuel efficiency. Although optimistic, her analyses of energy sources, combinations, conservation and storage compel."—Barbara Kiser, Nature "A surprisingly optimistic analysis of the world's unsustainable, wasteful energy consumption… In a genre rife with forecasts of doom and exhortations in favor of frugal living, Prentiss provides impressive evidence that things may work out just fine."—Kirkus Reviews "[Prentiss] steers a steady course between the wishful thinking and despair that so often colors discussions of energy. Carefully optimistic, the author thinks a combination of renewable power sources could meet 100 percent of the U.S. average total energy demand for the foreseeable future, even without waste reduction… Delightful, deadpan flashes of wit enliven the text throughout… Readers looking for answers on the feasibility of renewables will find the straight talk refreshing."—Robert Eagan, Library Journal "In this important book, Mara Prentiss brings basic physics to bear on the critical issue of how we produce and consume energy. Using extensive and illuminating graphics to augment her clear writing, she provides a reason for optimism about the role of renewables in our energy future."—Kenneth W. Ford, author of 101 Quantum Questions "With all the justified excitement around the fracking revolution it's crucial not to lose sight of the ultimate importance of renewables and energy efficiency. Mara Prentiss has written a highly valuable, scientifically grounded guide to the great things that are possible in both these spheres."—Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University 
Price: 28.45 USD
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17 ROSS, BOB & CAROL, & BLACKBURN, GRAHAM. Modern And Classic Woodburning Stoves And The Grass Roots Energy Revival.
Overlook Press, Woodstock: 1976. 0879510498 / 9780879510497 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar cover. Reading copy.Library discard. 
A highly practical guide to an alternate source of heating. Over 40 line illustrations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.78 USD
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18 WALLACE, DAVID (EDITOR). Energy We Can Live With: Approaches To Energy That Are Easy On The Earth And Its People.
Rodale Press, Emmaus: 1976. 0878571531 / 9780878571536 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 13.78 USD
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19 YERGIN, DANIEL. The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money And Power.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1992. 0671757059 / 9780671757052 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Recounts the panoramic history of oil - and the struggle for wealth and power that has always surrounded oil. "A brilliantly written history of the black gold that has come to command our century." Simon Schama. 
Price: 18.76 USD
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