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Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world / Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
BOOK | St. Martin's Press | 2015. | First edition.

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First edition.
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341 pages ; 24 cm.
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Includes index.
Contents
We've got the whole world in our hands -- The call to greatness -- A hothouse of disbelief -- Putting a price on inaction -- Inputs and feedbacks -- Thermodynamics and you -- Fighting global warming with...bubbles? -- Talkin' 'bout our electrical energy generation -- Stop the burn- don't frack that gas -- Nuclear energy: too cheap to meter...again -- One more reactor (no, make it two) -- Power of the Sun -- Is the answer blowing in the wind? -- Down to the wire -- Let's transform the grid -- Dude, where's my battery pack? -- Quest for storage -- Bottling sunshine with moonshine? -- NASCAR- a catalyst for change -- Got to get moving on moving -- Moving our masses -- Rise of the taxipod, robotruck, and bioplane -- The water-energy connection -- Time to get the salt out -- Feeding the world -- Bringing is all back home to Bill's house -- ¿Quién es más verde- or, Keeping up with the Begleys -- Bill and Ed get into hot water -- The tap is off and the garden is green -- The case for space -- Building a better rocket equation -- Do humans have a destiny in space? -- Setting a fair price for a better planet -- The unstoppable species.
Summary
The former host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" challenges common misunderstandings about global warming while outlining the scientific community's potential for solving key energy and environmental problems.
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Powell, Corey S., 1966-
Title
Harnessing science to change the world.
ISBN/ISSN
9781250007148
1250007143
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