Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How
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Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How

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Winning Our Energy Independence shares energy solutions from S. David Freeman, a man who has spent his life at the forefront of energy policy.
Paperback, 248 pages
Published September 7th 2007 by Gibbs Smith
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Jerzy
Jan 08, 2008 Jerzy rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I love that Freeman actually provides calculations and source citations to back up all his numbers. He shows that either solar power alone or wind power alone could provide all of America's energy needs. So it's not at all unreasonable to expect that a combination of solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal (plus the hydroelectric dams we've already built) could eventually cover all of our energy needs.

The price of renewables continues to fall closer to being competitive with fossil fuels, but it wi...more
Kathy
This is a good basic overview about ways the US government and people can rethink our current energy and climate change crisis. Since David Freeman's been behind-the-scenes since the Johnson administration, he has a lot of experience with energy issues and gives a more reputable sense. I met him yesterday to talk about the book and he is quite the spitfire man with a progressive attitude. Definitely a good book to get those conspiracy theories about the government going...
Jennifer
good overview of our alternative energy options and why they are viable but pretty dry
Stephen Chung
Politician's jibber-jabber.
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