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The Resource Harvest the wind : America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability, Philip Warburg

Harvest the wind : America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability, Philip Warburg

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Harvest the wind : America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability
Title
Harvest the wind
Title remainder
America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability
Statement of responsibility
Philip Warburg
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Harvest the wind
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Americas journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability
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Language
eng
Summary
"Winds sweeping across the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States. Nowhere is wind's promise more palpable than in Cloud County, Kansas, home to the Meridian Way Wind Farm, whose turbines are boosting farm incomes and bringing green jobs to a community that has watched its children flock elsewhere. Modern wind power is the best thing to hit this stretch of midwestern prairie since the Union Pacific railroad. In Harvest the Wind, Warburg brings us the people behind the green economy-powered resurgence in Cloud County and communities like it across the United States. This corner of Kansas is the first stop on an odyssey that introduces readers to farmers, factory workers, biologists, and high-tech entrepreneurs--all players in a transformative industry that is taking hold across America and around the globe. Harvest the Wind serves as an earthly antidote to the more abstract treatises on global warming and green energy. By showing us how practical solutions are being implemented at the local level, Warburg offers an inspirational look at how we can all pursue a saner and more sustainable energy future"--
Summary
Looks at wind power plants in the Midwest United States, the promise of wind power as a renewable resource, and how this form of energy can change the world for the better
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10116224
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Warburg, Philip
Dewey number
333.9/20973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK1541
LC item number
.W36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Wind power plants
  • Wind power industry
  • SCIENCE / Energy
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in Society
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adult
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America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability
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Harvest the wind : America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability, Philip Warburg
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978-0-8070-0107-3.jpg
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-231) and index
Contents
Cloud County revival -- Early adopters -- Rust Belt renewables -- The Chinese are coming -- Working the wind -- The path to cleaner energy -- Birds and bats -- The neighbors -- Greening the grid
Control code
2011039420
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780807001073
Lccn
2011039420
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Harvest the wind : America's journey to jobs, energy independence, and climate stability, Philip Warburg
Link
978-0-8070-0107-3.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-231) and index
Contents
Cloud County revival -- Early adopters -- Rust Belt renewables -- The Chinese are coming -- Working the wind -- The path to cleaner energy -- Birds and bats -- The neighbors -- Greening the grid
Control code
2011039420
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780807001073
Lccn
2011039420
Other physical details
ill.

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