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Eric Nicolas Morgan

"Nic Morgan"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (7 of 8)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 279,371 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 8
Mad Like Tesla: Underdog Inventors and their Relen&hellip by Tyler Hamilton
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This is an excellent book for anyone interested in alternative energy. Tyler lays out several "next gen" energy technologies being pushed by people who might be mad geniuses, or else just a little mad. For each, he gives you an excellent primer on the topic at hand (fusion power, orbiting solar power etc), profiles the person developing the technology and delves into the technology itself. It's a subject that could end up dry and dull, or else too superficial to be of any use in the hands of many authors, but after years as a technology journalist, Tyler clearly knows how to give you the details, tell you the story behind the technology and keep it all interesting.
Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies &hellip by Tom Rand
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I just got an advanced copy of this book and I love it. I'll mention that I know the author personally, so I'll do my best to stick to the facts and leave opinions for others. The book itself is well laid out, easy to follow and is full of hundreds of large, beautiful photos and illustrations. In each chapter, Tom lays out a simple case for a different renewable energy technology, focusing on products and technologies that are already available and not counting on new inventions or discoveries to make his case.

What I like most having just started it is how he makes his case - energy isn't free and the world needs more. We can invest in coal and oil, or we can diversify,… Read more