Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things is a 2002 non-fiction book by German chemist Michael Braungart and US architect William McDonough . It is a manifestodetailing how to achieve their Cradle to Cradle Design model. It calls for a radical change in industry: a switch from a cradle-to-grave pattern to a cradle-to-cradle pattern. It suggests that „reduce reuse recycles “ methods perpetuate this cradle-to-grave strategy, and that more …

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The Coal Question

The Coal Question; An Inquiry Concerning the Progress of the Nation, and the Probable Exhaustion of Our Coal Mines (1865) was a book by economist William Stanley Jevonsthat explored the implications of Britain’s reliance on coal . [1] [2] Given that coal was a finite, non-renewable energy resource, Jevons raised the question of sustainability . „Are we wise ,“ he asked rhetorically, „in allowing the business of this country …

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The Clean Tech Revolution

The Clean Tech Revolution: The Next Big Growth and Investment Opportunity is a 2007 book by Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder , who say that commercializing clean technologies is a profitable enterprise that is moving steadily into mainstream business. As the world economy faces the challenges of energy prices , global environmental problems , resource shortages , and security threats , they are seen to be the next engine of economic growth . [1]

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Clean Tech Nation

Clean Tech Nation: How the US Can Lead in the New Global Economy is a 2012 book written by Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder . The book surveys the expansion of clean technologyand renewable energy over the past decade. It tracks the growth of wind power and solar photovoltaics and shows that these markets grow 20 fold from 2000 to 2010. Factors which are driving the global expansion of …

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Apollo’s Fire (book)

Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America’s Clean Energy Economy is a 2007 book by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Bracken Hendricks researcher. Inslee first proposed an Apollo -scale program, designed to galvanize the nation around the urgent goal of solving the environmental and energy crisis, in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 2002. [1] Eventually Inslee co-authored Apollo’s Fire , in which he says that through improved federal policies the United States …

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