Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit

10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World

By (author) Tom Rand
Managing editor Dave Clark
Categories: Applied ecology, The environment, Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning
Publisher: Eco Ten Publishing
Hardcover : 9780981295206, 240 pages, February 2010


“If the climate crisis had struck fifty years ago, we should have had no alternatives to fossil fuels. Today, there are many alternatives, and Tom Rand’s book, Kick, is a superb introduction. ” – Gwynne Dyer, Journalist – International Affairs

Kick is richly illustrated and accessible, it addresses achievable solutions that will have a real and meaningful impact on the future for our children. It’s been conceived to appeal to a broad range of readers on multiple levels. For those who skim read and pull quotes and captions, Kick provides an engaging glimpse of this fascinating subject. For those who seek deeper understanding, the lively, factual text provides an easy-to-understand summary of the technologies and supports all claims with scientifically verified endnotes-from a politically neutral technology expert. Kick will engage, entertain and educate the public about one of the most important subjects of our time. The book deals with Solar, Wind, Geothermal, Biofuels, Hydropower, Ocean, Smart Buildings, Transportation, Efficiency and Conservation and the Energy Internet.