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  • The New Map

    Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations

    by Daniel Yergin ...
    A new type of Cold War is emerging between China and the West. . The global order is being simultaneously shaken by climate change and the shale revolution in oil and gas - and now by the coronavirus. Controversial fracking technology has given America unprecedented leverage as the world's leading energy powerhouse, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia, upending the chessboard of global politics and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Superpower Transformation 

    Building Australia's Zero-Carbon Future

    In his bestselling Superpower, renowned economist Ross Garnaut showed that Australia – rich in resources for renewable energy and for capturing carbon in the landscape – could become an economic superpower of the post-carbon world. Now, in The Superpower Transformation, he turns that idea into a practical plan to reshape our nation.Garnaut outlines new evidence that stronger and earlier action on ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Big Switch

    Australia’s Electric Future

    by Saul Griffith ...
    An optimistic – but realistic and feasible – action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment: electrify everything.Climate change is a planetary emergency. We have to do something now – but what? Australian visionary Saul Griffith has a plan. In The Big Switch, Griffith lays out a detailed blueprint – optimistic but feasible – for fighting climate change ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Cradle to Cradle

    Recycling is good, isn’t it?In this visionary book, chemist Michael Braungart and architect William McDonough challenge this status quo and put forward a manifesto for an intriguing and radically different philosophy of environmentalism."Reduce, reuse, recycle”. This is the standard “cradle to grave” manufacturing model dating back to the Industrial Revolution that we still follow today. In this ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science

    Australia's favourite science guru explains the facts about climate change -- and how we can fix itHow do Greenhouse Gas molecules shimmy and shake to trap 400,000 Hiroshima atom bombs' worth of the Sun's heat each day?Who did the early research into Climate Change and then spent billions trying to cover it up?What's the Hockey Stick Graph and why is it so important?How did Climate Change tip the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $2.99 AUD

  • Solved!

    How Other Countries Have Cracked the World's Biggest Problems and We Can Too

    by Andrew Wear ...
    Sometimes the solutions are closer than we think.Denmark will reach 100 per cent renewable electricity by 2030. Iceland has topped gender equality rankings for a decade and counting. Singaporean students beat almost all others in maths and reading. South Koreans will soon live longer than anyone else on Earth. The US city of Boston, global epicentre of biotech, has the most innovative square mile ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Private Empire

    ExxonMobil and American Power

    by Steve Coll ...
    Steve Coll's Private Empire is winner of the FT/GOLDMAN SACHS BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2012. In this prize-winning book, the author of Ghost Wars and The Bin Ladens investigates the notoriously mysterious ExxonMobil Corporation and the secrets of the oil industryIn many of the nations where it operates, ExxonMobil has a greater sway than that of the US embassy, its annual revenues are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

    by Alex Epstein ...
    Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better.How can this be?The explanation, energy expert Alex Epstein ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Do It Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power

    by Michel Daniek ...
    If you want to introduce alternative power supplies around the house and garden or even live totally off-grid in your boat, caravan or yurt and need a practical introduction to solar power and 12 volt supplies, here is the essential eBook guide to the subject. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Solar Energy

    The physics and engineering of photovoltaic conversion, technologies and systems

    This book uniquely covers both the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells and the design of PV systems for real-life applications. From the fundamental principles of semiconductor solar cells; through PV technology (crystalline silicon solar cells; thin-film cells; PV modules); to components, design, deployment and performance of PV systems in use. The book is an invaluable reference for researchers, ... Read more

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  • Winner Take All

    China's Race For Resources and What It Means For Us

    by Dambisa Moyo ...
    Our planet's resources are running out. The media bombards us with constant warnings of impending shortages of fossil fuels, minerals, arable land**,** and water and the political Armageddon that will result as insatiable global demand far outstrips supply. But how true is this picture?In Winner Take All, Dambisa Moyo cuts through the misconceptions and noise surrounding resource scarcity with a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Quest

    Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World

    by Daniel Yergin ...
    The Quest continues the riveting story Daniel Yergin began twenty years ago with his No.1 International Bestseller The Prize, revealing the on-going quest to meet the world's energy needs - and the power and riches that come with it.A master story teller as well as our most expert analyst, Yergin proves that energy is truly the engine of global political and economic change. From the jammed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Reinventing Fire

    Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era

    by Amory Lovins ...
    Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, no dead coalminers, no dirty air, no devastated lands, no lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists. No leaking nuclear wastes or spreading nuclear weapons. Nothing to run out. Nothing to cut off. Nothing to worry about. Just energy abundance, benign and affordable, for all, forever.That richer, fairer, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Solar Power Your Home For Dummies

    by Rik DeGunther ...
    The bestselling alternative energy reference book in North America—now in an updated editionWant to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, Solar Power For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes the mystery out of this energy source and shows you how to put it ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $21.99 AUD

  • Solar Power Demystified: The Beginners Guide To Solar Power, Energy Independence And Lower Bills

    The book 'Solar Power Demystified: The Beginners Guide To Solar Power, Energy Independence And Lower Bills' introduces you to the world of solar electric panels and systems.It reveals you the reasons why photovoltaic solar panels are continuing to gain worldwide popularity and are becoming more important as a source of renewable energy.You can see the question "To go or not to go solar?" discussed ... Read more

    Free

  • Fossil Future

    Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas--Not Less

    by Alex Epstein ...
    The New York Times bestselling author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels draws on the latest data and new insights to challenge everything you thought you knew about the future of energyFor over a decade, philosopher and energy expert Alex Epstein has predicted that any negative impacts of fossil fuel use on our climate will be outweighed by the unique benefits of fossil fuels to human flourishing ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Wireless Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla ...
    Nikola Tesla dreamed of a wireless future. In this fully illustrated volume we have collected fifteen of his essays having to do with wireless. These include the "True Wireless," "Tesla's Wireless Light," "The Transmission of Electrical Energy Without Wires," "The Future of the Wireless Art," "Nikola Tesla Sees A Wireless Vision," and many others. Nikola Tesla has been called the most important ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Confronting Collapse

    The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

    The book that inspired the movie Collapse.The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the global economy, and our entire way of life.In Confronting Collapse, author Michael C. Ruppert, a former LAPD narcotics officer turned investigative journalist, details the intricate connections ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Illustrated Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla ...
    Collected here are twenty of Nikola Tesla's essays, letters, and speeches all with figures. In total there are some 214 figures. Now you can read these famous articles as they were intended to be read. Included are A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers; Experiments with Alternate Currents of Very High Frequency and Their Application to Methods of Artificial Illumination; ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Energy

    A Human History

    A “meticulously researched” (The New York Times Book Review) examination of energy transitions over time and an exploration of the current challenges presented by global warming, a surging world population, and renewable energy—from Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Energy

    A Beginner's Guide

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    series Beginner's Guides
    With one famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein proved all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere and it is everything.In this newly updated and engaging introduction, renowned scientist Vaclav Smil explores energy in all its facets – from the inner workings of the human body to what we eat, the car we drive and the race for more efficient and eco-friendly fuels.Energy: A Beginner's Guide ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • There Is No Planet B

    A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

    Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics, plastics - the list of concerns seems endless. But what is most pressing, what are the knock-on effects of our actions, and what should we do first? Do we all need to become vegetarian? How can we fly in a low-carbon world? Should we frack? How can we take control of technology? Does it all come down to population? And, given the global ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Fire on the Horizon

    The Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster

    "A phenomenal feat of journalism. . . . I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true." —Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and WarBlending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington Post writer Tom Shroder give the definitive, white-knuckled account of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Powerhouse

    Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World

    by Steve LeVine ...
    A Soul of a New Machine for our time, a gripping account of invention, commerce, and duplicity in the age of technologyA worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and catapult the winner into a new era of economic and political mastery. Can the United States win?Steve LeVine was ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD