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The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution (Paperback)
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The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 02/07/2015
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Our civilisation stands on the brink of catastrophe.
Our thirst for energy has led to threats from global warming, nuclear disaster and conflict in oil-rich countries.

We are running out of options.

Solar power, Keith Barnham argues, is the answer. In this eye-opening book, he shows how a solar revolution is developing based on one of Einstein's lesser known discoveries, one that gave us laptop computers and mobile phones.

An accessible guide to renewable technology and a hard-hitting critique of the arguments of solar sceptics, The Burning Answer outlines a future in which the fuel for electric cars will be generated on our rooftops. It is, above all, an impassioned call to arms to join the solar revolution before it's too late.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781780225333
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 198 x 131 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Barnham nails his colours to the mast from the off. ...the energy fizzes of the page, and any doubters of the merits of solar power, be they scientists, commentators or policy wonks, are given a swift left-hook. -- Nicola Davis * THE OBSERVER *
Keith Barnham does have something new to say: he cuts through the current morass of fossil-fuel and nuclear lobbyists' negative propaganda with a clear and original vision for solar power. It is a bold vision, a necessary one, and the world needs to be fired up about it. Keith Barnham is fanning a necessary flame. -- Peter Forbes * THE GUARDIAN *
The overwhelming impression I take away from The Burning Answer is one of a slowly building but completely unstoppable momentum behind the solar revolution. This makes it one of the most exciting and genuinely hopeful books I've read in a long time. -- Jonathan Porritt * RESURGENCE & ECOLOGIST *
This is a book that every climate change denier and big oil executive should be forced to read before they go on TV to spout off about fracking and nuclear power and all the other crazy ways we have developed to power modern civilization. -- Stephen Hunt * STEPHENHUNT.net *
A tour de force by a renowned solar physicist ... Buy it, read it and help us save the planet -- Jeremy Leggett, author of THE ENERGY OF NATIONS
One of the most exciting and genuinely hopeful books I've read in a long time -- Jonathon Porritt * RESURGENCE *

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