When announcing the availability of Nothing to Fear, the endorsement of an internationally recognized energy expert explained why Nothing to Fear was an important book, but the announcement did not itemize the book’s content.
The table of contents makes it easy to see the topics covered in Nothing to Fear.
|Table of Contents|
|Part One, The Establishment Takes Aim|
|3||Creeping Agreement by the U.S.||25|
|4||Why the CO2 Hypothesis is Wrong||29|
|5||Current Status of CO2 Emissions||37|
|Part Two, Renewables|
|7||Utility Scale CSP & PV Solar Energy||51|
|8||PV Rooftop Solar Energy||57|
|9||The Utility Death Spiral||67|
|10||Inadequacy of Biofuels||79|
|11||Role of Taxpayer Funded Subsidies||87|
|Part Three, Reality|
|12||Carbon Capture & Sequestration||97|
|15||An Alternative Hypothesis||121|
|Part Four, The Miracle of Fossil Fuels|
|16||Tragic War on Fossil Fuels||133|
|17||Advantages of Fossil Fuels||143|
|18||Remarkable Availability of Life-Saving Fossil Fuels||149|
|Appendix 1: PV Rooftop Investment Return||157|
|Appendix 2: Ultra-supercritical Coal-fired plants||163|
|Appendix 3: Decline of U.S. Nuclear Power||165|
Given the controversies now erupting in Vermont and Nevada over the rise in residential rates and the impact of PV rooftop on other customers, chapter 9 should be of interest.
And, here is some initial, interesting feedback:
- The origin of COP 21, and that the United States had already ratified the UNFCCC treaty came as a surprise.
- The availability of factual information for use in the classroom was welcomed by a teacher who read Nothing to Fear.
- The high cost of rooftop PV solar was a surprise.
- The threat to utilities was made clear.
The book has only been available for three weeks, so this feedback is preliminary.
The opening paragraph of Nothing to Fear sets the tone:
“Nothing to Fear explains why mankind has the ability to withstand nearly everything mother nature may throw at it, so long as mankind doesn’t institute policies that cripple its ability to respond to potential threats.”
Nothing to Fear is available from Amazon and some independent book sellers.
Link to Amazon: http://amzn.to/1miBhXy
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