Is the planet due for an oil change? Can renewable energy power the planet? These and many other questions are answered in this upbeat and visually spectacular look at the interconnected stories of humans, fossil fuels and Earth's climate history. You'll be amazed by the beauty and bounty of the planet, inspired by human ingenuity and optimistic about the future.
Brazil has sugar cane. Denmark has wind. Morocco has sunshine. China has plans and America has...politics and indecision. Travel with ETOM for a fascinating look at some of the world's most important case studies in energy.
Visit five very different communities – Alaska; Kansas; Fort Worth, Texas; Portland, Oregon; Baltimore, Maryland – to meet people who are taking charge of their energy future. Energy Quest USA is an inspiring call to action and a contribution to the conversation about our nation's energy future.
by Richard Alley
Companion book to the PBS programs, EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL is a much-needed antidote to dry scientific accounts and sky-is-falling narratives, and a remarkably accessible guide to the systems that control our Earth. As a manual it’s an empowering guide to action for all of us who operate those systems. Read excerpts »