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Powering the Dream

Powering the Dream – The History and Promise of Green Technology, Alexis Madrigal, (- 2011)

This book is mostly about the history of Green technologies, but you need to understand that before you can create the future of green. Hardcover, 350 pages.

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Sustainable Network

book coverThe Sustainable Network – The Accidental Answer for A Troubled Planet, Sarah Sorensen, O’Reilly, 2009

This book, for people who want a gentle introduction to computer networking, also promotes green practices such as recycling. It also introduces basic security and business planning. 300 pages.

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2030 – Technology

book cover2030 – Technology That Will Change the World, R. A. van Santen, Oxford University Press, 2010

Hardcover. 300 pages.

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Build your Own Electric Bicycle

book coverBuild your Own Electric Bicycle, Matthew Slinn, (- 2010)

If you want an electric bike, here is a do-it-yourself guide to selecting the components, assembling, and troubleshooting it. 250 pages.

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Solar Power

book coverSolar Power for your Home, David S. Findley, McGraw-Hill, 2010

Home owners will find this slim book useful. Unfortunately, there is not much in it for the do-it-yourself crowd.

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Hydrogen Power

book coverHydrogen Power – Energy and the Environment, Stuart A. Kallen, ReferencePoint, 2010

A 75 page overview with pictures and bar charts, which will be useful to students.

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Biofuels

book coverBiofuels, L. K. Currie-McGhee, ReferencePoint, 2010

A 75 page overview with pictures and bar charts, which will be useful to students.

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Wind Power

book coverWind Power, Peggy J. Parks, ReferencePoint, 2010

A 75 page overview with pictures and bar charts, which will be useful to students.

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Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution, Thomas Sherratt, Oxford University Press 2009

The field of ecology is advancing rapidly. This book attempts to make research understandable to the layman. It is more about evolution than ecology. Of local interest: the author is a Carleton professor. 300 pages.

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Solar energy projects

book coverSolar energy projects for the evil genius / Gavin D.J. Harper, McGraw-Hill, 2007

This large format softcover book has some fun and easy project you can do in the back yard with your kids.