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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (190 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Miriam Horn, Fred Krupp Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2008 ISBN: 9781400177080
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A high-stakes race that will transform global economies is beginning: the race to develop low-carbon energy in time to solve the dangerous problem of global warming. And if Washington gets the rules wrong, the race will flounder or even run horribly off course. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “If you’re worried that the world is heading toward climatic catastrophe, here’s a book to lift your spirits.”

    Harvard Business Review

  • “This optimistic book brims with…ideas, balancing jargon-heavy science with engaging profiles of individuals who are blending business and science in an attempt to save the planet.

    Publishers Weekly

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David Biello | 2/9/2014

    " the most important source of renewable energy is hope. but will we learn the lesson of the 1970s and 1980s this time around? i hope so. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 G | 1/26/2014

    " alternative methods of obtaining energy. pros and cons. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Papajack | 1/25/2014

    " You have to read a lot of these just to see where all the facts and opinions are. This one adds to that little body of knowledge. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tom | 1/6/2014

    " too much detail about the "who", I could of used a little more "how" "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eric | 1/2/2014

    " Good read if you are interested in the technologies and possibilities regarding climate change. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Justin | 1/1/2014

    " A great book for those interested in the physics of energy or the finances of venture capitalists as they fund the new wave of energy innovation. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maggie | 11/17/2013

    " A little academic, but very informative. A book about what's going right. Who the new innovators are and how we will save ourselves. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 melyssa | 11/10/2013

    " Gives a positive spin on renewable energies, their history and what has been going on for years already that you may not know about. Great to read something that shows us its not hopeless to hope for certain advancements in our energy sector. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ben | 10/27/2013

    " An interesting review of the different energy technologies out there. But this book does not get into the details of the cap and trade system or the market based solutions that the book is supposedly about. Also, the title makes no sense. That said, I agree with most of what it says. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Paul Euga | 9/29/2013

    " Good book it offers real solutions in a real-time manner with a clear mission to put the free market system to work the way it is designed to- let ingenuity and resourcefulness be rewarded. four stars. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Paul | 1/6/2012

    " I am half way through this book. I expected an environmentalist's rant, but what I am getting is a lot of new information on energy sources and the companies that are involved in their development. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dan | 9/14/2011

    " A must read. Strikes to the heart of our planets energy generation & our races options for our survival "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ann | 2/26/2011

    " Interesting essays about global warming, energy issues, etc. Some are more readable than others, but all are informative. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Carlo | 12/22/2010

    " Couldn't finish this book. It has an interesting premise: the entrepreneurs who are leading the way for a green energy boom. However, the book doesn't have a coherent narrative, just a series of he-did-this and she-did-that. Fail. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Suz | 11/10/2010

    " A great book, with some far out possible solutions to our environmental problems. I could read this again and still gain insight. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 John McCreery | 10/30/2010

    " One of the most optimistic future scenarios "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Steve Payeur | 8/31/2010

    " This book seems to address industrial-scale energy efforts past, present, and future. It details the major players, as well as, the various technologies involved, but explained at a level for lay-people. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andy | 5/1/2010

    " Read this twice. It's a small world and we need to take care of it. Great job, Krupp! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alli Wilson | 4/13/2010

    " Inspirational and comforting yet dry "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Luke | 3/10/2010

    " great overview of the alternative energy industry with a small insight into cap and trade "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 melyssa | 1/11/2010

    " Gives a positive spin on renewable energies, their history and what has been going on for years already that you may not know about. Great to read something that shows us its not hopeless to hope for certain advancements in our energy sector. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emma | 1/9/2010

    " I enjoyed this book so much that I read it twice. It filled me with hope and excitement for the future of energy. The author advocates cap and trade legislation for carbon and I fully support that as the best course for moderating carbon emissions. Very interesting read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jay | 9/2/2009

    " The book describes various technologies that have the potential to contribute to the solution of the global warming problem. Very good read, "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David | 6/20/2009

    " the most important source of renewable energy is hope. but will we learn the lesson of the 1970s and 1980s this time around? i hope so. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lori | 5/8/2009

    " This book explains all sort of possibilities for alternative energy. There are chapters on coal, solar, ocean and biofuel energy. There is talk about C02 and the effects on the earth, also talks about carbon credits. Great primer for learning about our earth and alternative energies. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Suz | 2/6/2009

    " A great book, with some far out possible solutions to our environmental problems. I could read this again and still gain insight. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jay | 12/31/2008

    " Krupp goes into great detail on many of the options (both current & future) we need to implement to revolutionize our energy needs. A must read for the renewable energy enthusiast. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark | 11/13/2008

    " This is a great book about the current state of development of renewable energy sources. I found it very informative and encouraging. The author's bias is toward developing a cap and trade system for carbon fuels. He convinced me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eric | 10/22/2008

    " Good read if you are interested in the technologies and possibilities regarding climate change. "

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About the Author

Miriam Horn writes for US News and World Report and is the author of Rebels in White Gloves: Coming of Age with Hillary’s Class—Wellesley ‘69. She has also written for Vanity Fair and the New York Times. She lives in New York City with her husband.

About the Narrator

Dick Hill, named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, is one of the most awarded narrators in the business, having earned several Audie Awards and thirty-four AudioFile Earphones Awards. In addition to narrating, he has both acted in and written for the theater.