The promise of qgreen jobsq and a qclean energy futureq has roused the masses. But as Robert Bryce makes clear in this provocative book, that vision needs a major re-vision. We cannot--and will not--quit using carbon-based fuels at any time in the near future for a simple reason: they provide the horsepower that we crave. The hard reality is that oil, coal, and natural gas are here to stay. Fueling our society requires more than sentiment and rhetoric; we need to make good decisions and smart investments based on facts. In Power Hungry, Bryce provides a supertanker-load ofThe promise of aquot;green jobsaquot; and a aquot;clean energy futureaquot; has roused the masses. But as Robert Bryce makes clear in this provocative book, that vision needs a major re-vision.
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