Powering the Future
How We Will (eventually) Solve the Energy Crisis and Fuel the Civilization of TomorrowStreaming Audiobook - 2011
In Powering the Future, Nobel laureate Robert B. Laughlin transports us two centuries into the future, when we've ceased to use carbon from the ground. Boldly, Laughlin predicts no earth-shattering transformations will have taken place. Six generations from now, there will still be soccer moms, shopping malls, and business trips. Firesides will still be snug and warm. How will we do it? Not by discovering a magic bullet to slay our energy problems but through a slew of fascinating technologies, drawing on wind, water, and fire. Powering the Future is an objective yet optimistic tour through alternative fuel sources, set in a world where we've burned every last drop of petroleum and every last shovelful of coal.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIOBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 46 min.)) : digital