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Who owns the sun? : [electronic resource] people, politics, and the struggle for a solar economy / Daniel M. Berman and John T. O'Connor.

By: Berman, Daniel M.
Contributor(s): O'Connor, John T, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., c1996Description: xviii, 331 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0930031865; 9780930031862.Subject(s): Solar energy -- Economic aspects -- United States | Fossil fuels -- United States | Energy industries -- United States | Sonnenenergie | Energiepolitik | Nutzung | USAAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Who owns the sun?DDC classification: 333.792/3/0973 Other classification: 83.67 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Also issued online.
Contents:
Foreword / Ralph Nader -- Ch. 1. Solar America: A Dream Deferred -- Ch. 2. Keeping Solar Culture Alive -- Ch. 3. The Empire of Oil -- Ch. 4. Public Power -- Ch. 5. Green Capitalism and Wall Street Environmentalism -- Ch. 6. Labor, Solar, and the Energy Economy -- Ch. 7. Solar Homesteaders or Solar Sharecroppers? -- Ch. 8. Fighting for a New Solar Society.
Summary: Narrated against a backdrop of diminishing fossil fuels, environmental degradation, avaricious corporations, and worldwide competition for natural resources, Who Owns the Sun? shows how existing solar technologies combined with local management present logical remedies for our energy gluttony.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-313) and index.

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Foreword / Ralph Nader -- Ch. 1. Solar America: A Dream Deferred -- Ch. 2. Keeping Solar Culture Alive -- Ch. 3. The Empire of Oil -- Ch. 4. Public Power -- Ch. 5. Green Capitalism and Wall Street Environmentalism -- Ch. 6. Labor, Solar, and the Energy Economy -- Ch. 7. Solar Homesteaders or Solar Sharecroppers? -- Ch. 8. Fighting for a New Solar Society.

Narrated against a backdrop of diminishing fossil fuels, environmental degradation, avaricious corporations, and worldwide competition for natural resources, Who Owns the Sun? shows how existing solar technologies combined with local management present logical remedies for our energy gluttony.

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