Friday, April 22, 2011

Book Review: Powering the Dream

Did you know that bringing energy efficiency standards to home refrigerators has saved electricity power to the equivalent of that produced by the nation's power plants?

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Nonfiction  

Batteries not included …



POWERING THE DREAM 
The History and Promise of Green Technology 
By Alexis Madrigal
366 pp., Da Capo Press

Reviewed by Gary Presley

A reader won't be too deep into this book before turning back to the opening pages to make sure it wasn't dedicated to Walt Kelly, the legendary cartoonist-philosopher whose Pogo character famously offered the opinion, "We have met the enemy, and he is us."
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