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Selected Books on Energy

Ayres, Robert, and Edward Ayres.  2010.  Crossing the Energy Divide: Moving from Fossil Fuel Dependence to a Clean Energy Future.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Wharton School Publishing.

Collier, Paul.  2010.  The Plundered Planet: Why We Must – and How We Can – Manage Nature for Global Prosperity.  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press.

Klare, Michael T. 2009. Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet. Holt Paperbacks.

MacKay, David JC.  2009.  Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air.  Cambridge: UIT Cambridge, Ltd. 

Jones, Van. 2008. The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems. New York, NY: Harpers Collins Publishers

Ruppert, Michael. 2009. Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing

Simmons, Matthew R. 2005. Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Holmgren, David. 2009. Future Scenarios: How Communities can Adapt to Peak Oil and Climate Change. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.

Hopkins, Rob. 2008. The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependence to Local Resilience. United Kingdom: Green Books Ltd.

McKibben, Bill. 2007. Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. Oxford, England: One World Books    EAARTH TOO

Pahl, Greg. 2007. The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.    

Pahl, Greg. 2012.  Power from the People:  How to Organize, Finance and Launch Local Energy Projects.  White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.  

Smil, Vaclav.  2010. Energy Transitions:  History, Requirements, Prospects.  Santa Barbara CA, Praeger.