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    Energy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines (CD-Audio) By (author) Richard A. Muller, Narrator Pete Larkin

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    DescriptionThe near-meltdown of Fukushima, the upheavals in the Middle East, the BP oil rig explosion, and the looming reality of global warming have reminded the president and all U.S. citizens that nothing has more impact on our lives than the supply of and demand for energy. Its procurement dominates our economy and foreign policy more than any other factor. But the "energy question" is more confusing, contentious, and complicated than ever before. We need to know if nuclear power will ever really be safe. We need to know if solar and wind power will ever really be viable. And we desperately need to know if the natural gas deposits in Pennsylvania are a windfall of historic proportions or a false hope that will create more problems than solutions. Richard A. Muller provides all the answers in this must-listen guide to our energy priorities now and in the coming years.

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    Energy for Future Presidents
    The Science Behind the Headlines
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard A. Muller, Narrator Pete Larkin
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    ISBN 13: 9781452608952
    ISBN 10: 1452608954

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    BISAC V2.8: TEC031000
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    Abridged Dewey: 531
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    Edition statement
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    27 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Richard A. Muller is a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, and a winner of the MacArthur Fellowship, often called the "Genius Award." Pete Larkin, an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, has worked in virtually all media. He was the public address announcer for the New York Mets from 1988 to 1993, served as host of WNEW-FM's highly rated "Saturday Morning Sixties" program, and has done hundreds of commercials, promos, and narrations.
    Review quote
    "An informative, comprehensive discussion of important economic and environmental issues." ---Kirkus