Book, Print in English

Our choice: a plan to solve the climate crisis

Al Gore.
  • Emmaus, PA : Rodale, ©2009.
  • 414 pages : colored illustrations colored maps ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • The former vice president and author of such best-sellers as "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Earth in the Balance" presents a follow-up work to address key environmental issues while profiling and evaluating possible solutions.
Contents
  • Crisis
  • 1. What Goes Up Must Come Down
  • Our Sources of Energy
  • 2. Where Our Energy Comes: From and Where It Goes
  • 3. Electricity from the Sun
  • 4. Harvesting the Wind
  • 5. Soaking Up Geothermal Energy
  • 6. Growing Fuel
  • 7. Carbon Capture and Sequestration
  • 8. Nuclear Option
  • Living Systems
  • 9. Forests
  • 10. Soil
  • 11. Population
  • How We Use Energy
  • 12. Less is More
  • 13. Super Grid
  • Obstacles We Need to Overcome
  • 14. Changing the Way We Think
  • 15. True Cost of Carbon
  • 16. Political Obstacles
  • Going Far Quickly
  • 17. Power of Information
  • 18. Our Choice.
Other information
  • Includes index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9781594867347 (pbk.)
  • 1594867348 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009038291
  • OCLC: 452271919
  • OCLC: 452271919