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  • Cradle to Cradle

    by Michael Braungart and 1 more

    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

    $10.99 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

  • 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

    $5.39 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

    $15.50 AUD

  • 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 Conundrum

    how scientific innovation, increased efficiency, and good intentions can make our energy and climate problems worse

    by David Owen

    The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency, and the real path to sustainability.Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact fluorescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: everything you’ve been told about living green is wrong. In this elegant, fascinating narrative, David Owen takes you through the history of energy and the quest for efficiency, arguing that our ... Read more

    $17.04 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 and 2 more

    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

    $36.84 AUD

  • Solar Energy

    The physics and engineering of photovoltaic conversion, technologies and systems

    by Arno Smets and 4 more

    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

    Free

  • 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

    $1.52 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

  • Confronting Collapse

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

    by Michael C. Ruppert and 2 more

    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

    $18.47 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

    $3.06 AUD

  • The New Map

    Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations

    by Daniel Yergin

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Prize and The Quest reveals how climate battles and energy revolutions are mapping our futureA 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 ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • There Is No Planet B

    A Handbook for the Make or Break Years

    by Mike Berners-Lee

    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

    $13.08 AUD

  • Energy

    A Human History

    by Richard Rhodes

    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

  • 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

    $22.21 AUD

  • Bosch Automotive Electrics and Automotive Electronics

    Systems and Components, Networking and Hybrid Drive

    by Robert Bosch GmbH

    series Bosch Professional Automotive Information
    This is a complete reference guide to automotive electrics and electronics. This new edition of the definitive reference for automotive engineers, compiled by one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, includes new and updated material. As in previous editions different topics are covered in a concise but descriptive way backed up by diagrams, graphs, photographs and tables ... Read more

    $143.10 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

  • How to build Permanent Magnet Generator from AC motor and Car Alternator?

    by Lövei Krisztián

    The description include it on our own invention, which you can build  a Permanent Magnet Generator from simple AC ( Alternativ current) motor or car alternator. Then you can using this wind power or water power making. You can use conversion from 0.25 to 100 kW engine.  Developed over a long period conversion method is protected, and that only he can use to purchase description. Then I permit any ... Read more

    $13.12 AUD

  • Innovation Landscape brief: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

    by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

    IRENA’s Innovation Landscape report highlights innovations in enabling technologies. ... Read more

    Free

  • Power Electronics Handbook

    Devices, Circuits and Applications

    by Khurram Afridi and 37 more

    series Engineering
    Power electronics, which is a rapidly growing area in terms of research and applications, uses modern electronics technology to convert electric power from one form to another, such as ac-dc, dc-dc, dc-ac, and ac-ac with a variable output magnitude and frequency. Power electronics has many applications in our every day life such as air-conditioners, electric cars, sub-way trains, motor drives, ... Read more

    $202.94 AUD

  • Surviving the 21st Century

    Humanity's Ten Great Challenges and How We Can Overcome Them

    by Julian Cribb

    The book explores the central question facing humanity today: how can we best survive the ten great existential challenges that are now coming together to confront us? Besides describing these challenges from the latest scientific perspectives, it also outlines and integrates the solutions, both at global and individual level and concludes optimistically. This book brings together in one easy-to ... Read more

    $45.09 AUD