New PDF release: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Energy Independence

By Robert N. Danziger,Mike Kazaleh

kind of nonfiction, this raucously humorous e-book throws readers the insider’s curveball on oil embargoes, the race to the moon, and an elite think-tank that led the U.S. attempt on replacement strength. half memoir, half strength event, A humorous factor occurred to be able to power Independence is the serendipitous trip from musician – to varsity droput (Bob left after 3 months to hitch an experimental band) – to experimental musician – to legislations college graduate – to house legislations pioneer – to strength cogeneration advisor – to scrub air industrialist – to massive wooden sculptor – to medical environmental philosopher at huge – and again.

A humorous factor occurred that allows you to power Independence is the 1st power or environmental publication that makes no aspect and doesn’t ask you to imagine. this can be the 1st e-book via Robert Danziger, a ghost of other strength past.

More than simply a great time, A humorous factor occurred so that it will power Independence through writer, inventor, musician, legal professional, and throughout sturdy man Robert Danziger, teaches readers points of other energies with no moralizing, pontificating, or maybe advocating. A key participant within the substitute power for over thirty years, Danziger was once the 1st individual to get rid of a whole classification of pollution from a operating strength plant. up to now, his efforts secured the most important strength conservation and greenhouse fuel aid occasion in background, and what his publication deals is unity, a bipartisan bird’s eye view of recent energy—and loads of laughter.

In twenty-seven chapters like “See Your Swiss and lift You One Jew,” “Kings of the Beach,” and “Give or Take $500 Million,” this quite often real paintings of nonfiction remembers the author’s occupation pursuing strength independence, tune, and private prosperity. He stocks unbelievably humorous tales approximately rocket scientists doing dumb issues, why Uranus used to be renamed, and the way a bowl of oatmeal helped get a 5 thousand pound satellite tv for pc to Jupiter. He touches on sun ponds, windmills, biofuels, geothermal power, ultra-clean emission platforms, the weather swap scenario, and the way it got here to be that he garnered $60 million mortgage papers on the nook of Randolph and Clark, the precise spot in Chicago the place, as a six-year-old baby, his dad bought newspapers to aid their kinfolk. It finally ends up new strength architects need to spend their proportion of hours in leather-based bars, and it is helping if they’ve labored as studio musicians. Readers additionally examine that it’s much better to enable a attorney choke on a chook bone, then now not dance on a teach platform in Tokyo—and that whereas we would no longer have all of the solutions to the world’s difficulty, we must always be happy that someone’s been taking notes at the humorous parts.

A sketch contest for the canopy and illustrations was once held by way of Animazing highlight and entries got here from worldwide. the canopy comic strip is by means of Mike Kazaleh.

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