Category Archives: Energy

The Grid: The Fraying Wires between Americans and Our Energy Future

The Grid: The Fraying Wires between Americans and Our Energy Future By Gretchen Bakke Bloomsbury, New York, 2016 A PhD in cultural anthropology might seem like an odd background for someone writing a book about our national electricity grid. But … Continue reading

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Big World Small Planet

Big World Small Planet: Abundance within Planetary Boundaries By Johan Rockström and Mattias Klum Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 2015 Are we doomed?  Have we messed up the Earth beyond all hope?  News reports about the environment would sure … Continue reading

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