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Katschke, Judy

Summary: Ms. Frizzle takes the class on a camping trip, but Arnold is worried about monsters, and sets out to create a "Monster Scaring Perimeter" powered by a generator to keep the lights on--and in the process the class learns about sources of clean energy (and maybe monsters).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KAT

Bakke, Gretchen Anna

Summary: "The grid is an accident of history and of culture, in no way intrinsic to how we produce, deliver and consume electrical power. Yet this is the system the United States ended up with, a jerry-built structure now so rickety and near collapse that a strong wind or a hot day can bring it to a grinding halt. The grid is now under threat from a new source: renewable and variable energy, which puts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016

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Brearley, Laurie

Summary: "This book details the history, current uses, and potential future applications of solar energy."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2018

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Spiro, Ruth

Summary: "Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the science of global warming and shows how we can use green energy to help combat climate change."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SPI

Redding, Anna Crowley

Summary: "Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla. He is working on unique and daring improvements to both public transit and solar energy. And then, there's his highly-publicized plans for colonizing Mars... But behind the mind-blowing headlines and legendary drive is the story of a bullied and beaten school boy, who through creativity and determination...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 MUS

Funk, McKenzie.

Summary: "An investigation into how entrepreneurial people and institutions around the globe are cashing in on the new world being created by global warming--and who will pay the price for it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 FUN

Vance, Ashlee

Summary: In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs-a real-life Tony Stark-and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new "makers." Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Barnett, Sloan.

Summary: A guide to making a home less toxic identifies the harmful effects of everyday household items and foods, in a volume of eco-friendly alternative options that also addresses the myths about toy-industry recalls, organic foods, and hazardous chemicals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.5 BAR

Summary: Marked by sluggish growth and high unemployment, the U.S. economy has been in crisis for years. Might the investment of billions of dollars into the clean energy sector trigger innovation and the creation of millions of jobs? Or would we simply be pumping dollars into the myth of a green economy?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Hulick, Kathryn

Summary: Presents facts about fracking, covering its origins, how it works, and its side effects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 622 HUL

Dorgan, Byron L.

Summary: When a top-secret research team is hired to develop a clean energy source to minimize America's dependence on foreign oil, Sheriff Nate Osborne and journalist Ashley Borden investigate a saboteur's attack on the experimental power station.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOR

Bruce, Victoria

Summary: The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 BRU

Summary: Due to its rapidly growing economy and a new demand for consumer goods, China is challenged to create a model for long-term sustainable development. In this program Hazel Henderson talks with Professor Zhouying Jin, author of Global Technological Change, about efforts in China to cultivate a green economy. The country has made great strides in clean energy, and is the world's largest exporter...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Stayton, Robert

Summary: A detailed blueprint for a clean sustainable energy future based on solar photovoltaics. Power Shift explains to a general audience how energy works and why it determines the future of humankind. Power Shift provides historical background on how the human relationship with energy developed, and how that relationship was gradually taken over by fossil fuels, converting us all into energy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandstone Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 STA

Abraham, Spencer.

Contents: Ten myths about energy -- Energy realities -- Threats to the energy marketplace : it's supply and demand, stupid -- Geopolitical threats to energy markets -- Environmental threats -- Mistakes have been made on all sides -- The failure of politics : you can't have it both ways -- "All we need is a new Manhattan Project" -- Relying on one or two superfuels will not be enough -- Nuclear power --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79 ABR

Summary: What if we could generate power from windowpanes and use it to automatically heat or cool rooms? In this TEDTalk, entrepreneur Justin Hall-Tipping explains the materials that make new forms of alternative energy possible. Carbon nanotubes more narrow than the width of a hair are being developed as part of clean energy systems with far-reaching ecological implications. Hall-Tipping asserts that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Shuster, Joseph M.

Summary: From the Publisher: If the U.S. solves only its own energy problem, but the world does not, then everyone still loses. Pollution knows no borders and a sinking ship takes down everyone on board. That is why all countries must do what they can to affect a global transition to all-renewable, clean energy by 2040. That means a coordinated global effort with global scope. That means leadership...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beaver's Pond Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.79 Shuster 2008

Sivaram, Varun

Summary: Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What's more, its potential is nearly limitless--every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year. But in Taming the Sun, energy expert Varun Sivaram warns that the world is not yet equipped to harness erratic sunshine to meet most of its energy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.792 SIV