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

Nye, Bill. (Author). Powell, Corey S., 1966- (Added Author).

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  • 19 of 20 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Terrace Public Library 363.7387 NYE (Text) 35151001018183 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250007148 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781250109446 (trade paperback)
  • Physical Description: viii, 341 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St Martin's Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
The former host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" challenges common misunderstandings about global warming while outlining the scientific community's potential for solving key energy and environmental problems.
Subject: Global warming.
Climatic changes.
Climate change mitigation.
Power resources.
Energy consumption.

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