Book List: Energy and Climate

Crossing the Energy Divide: Moving from Fossil Fuel Dependence to a Clean-Energy Future – Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres (Pearson FT Press, 2014; paperback reissue of 2009 book)

  • Review at The New York Times Green Blog
  • Review at sustainable development and much more …
  • Interview with author at CleanTechies
  • Review at Get energy smart! NOW! blog

Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation: How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars Obsolete by 2030 – Tony Seba (Tony Seba, 2014)

Renewable: The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy – Jeremy Shere (St. Martin’s Press, 2013)

Let It Shine: The 6,000-Year Story of Solar Energy – John Perlin (New World Library, 2013)

Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth (large hardcover, many color photos) and The Energy Reader (small paperback, without photos) – Tom Butler, George Wuerthner, and Daniel Lerch, Editors (Watershed Media – Post Carbon Institute, 2012)

The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse– David Owen (Riverhead Trade, 2012)

The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude – Andrew Nikiforuk (Greystone Books, 2012)

Power from the People: How to Organize, Finance, and Launch Local Energy Projects – Greg Pahl (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2012; from the Local Resilience Guide series)

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World– Daniel Yergin (Penguin Books; updated revised edition, 2012)

Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy-and Our Planet-from Dirty Energy – Danny Kennedy (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2012)

Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era– Amory Lovins and Rocky Mountain Institute (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2011)

The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment – Chris Martenson (Wiley, 2011)

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