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The Resource Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell

Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell

Label
Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world
Title
Unstoppable
Title remainder
harnessing science to change the world
Statement of responsibility
Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
Title variation
Harnessing science to change the world
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For more than twenty years, Bill Nye "the Science Guy" has inspired legions of fans with an empowering message: The combination of scientific curiosity and human ingenuity can transform obstacles into opportunities and unlock a future of endless possibilities. Now, Bill applies his message of technological optimism to one of the most serious challenges facing our species: climate change. With a scientist's rigorous understanding of how things are and an engineer's vision of how things could be, he completely reframes the issue of today's environmental crisis, and views it not as the end of progress but as an opportunity for a tremendous new beginning--a moment for our society to rethink the way we live and to create a cleaner, healthier, smarter world. We need not remain shackled to the inefficient technologies of the Industrial Revolution; we need not accept pollution and environmental ruin as the inevitable costs of a vibrant economy; above all, we need not leave our children a planet that is depleted and overheated. The urgent task here is not saving the Earth--it's saving the Earth for us, for humanity. We can do that, but the moment to begin is now.--
Assigning source
Adapted from book jacket
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Nye, Bill
Dewey number
363.738/74
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.G56
LC item number
N94 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Powell, Corey S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Global warming
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Technological innovations
  • Climate change mitigation.
  • Global warming
  • Technological innovations.
Target audience
adult
Label
Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 341 pages
Isbn
9781250007148
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015954940
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)SM007148
  • (FIPpSEB)SM007148
Label
Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 341 pages
Isbn
9781250007148
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015954940
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)SM007148
  • (FIPpSEB)SM007148

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