Energy and American Society – Thirteen Myths

Energy and American Society – Thirteen Myths

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This book takes on a central quandary in the study of energy and environmental policy: What myths continue to exist in American culture concerning energy, the environment, and society? It enrolls twenty-four of the nationa€™s top experts working on energy policy to debunk and contextualize thirteen energy myths relating to electric power, renewable energy, energy efficiency, transportation, and climate change. The book will appeal to an international audience.... the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape a€“ have substantially raised the bar for future AFVs. In contrast to most AFVs, these vehicles have no chicken and egg problem (since they can be fueled everywhere), ... range, a 30a€“50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, and a 90% reduction in tailpipe emissions (Romm, 2004b).

Title:Energy and American Society – Thirteen Myths
Author:Benjamin K. Sovacool, Marilyn A. Brown
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-05-04


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