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By Robert N. Danziger,Mike Kazaleh

ISBN-10: 1450557295

ISBN-13: 9781450557290

kind of nonfiction, this raucously humorous ebook throws readers the insider’s curveball on oil embargoes, the race to the moon, and an elite think-tank that led the united states attempt on replacement strength. half memoir, half strength experience, A humorous factor occurred that allows you to strength Independence is the serendipitous trip from musician – to varsity droput (Bob left after 3 months to affix an experimental band) – to experimental musician – to legislations institution graduate – to house legislation pioneer – to power cogeneration advisor – to scrub air industrialist – to giant wooden sculptor – to medical environmental philosopher at huge – and again.

A humorous factor occurred in an effort to strength Independence is the 1st strength or environmental ebook that makes no element and doesn’t ask you to imagine. this can be the 1st e-book through Robert Danziger, a ghost of different strength past.

More than simply a great time, A humorous factor occurred in order to power Independence through writer, inventor, musician, attorney, and throughout sturdy man Robert Danziger, teaches readers elements of other energies with out moralizing, pontificating, or maybe advocating. A key participant within the substitute strength for over thirty years, Danziger was once the 1st individual to cast off a complete category of pollution from a operating energy plant. so far, his efforts secured the most important strength conservation and greenhouse fuel relief occasion in historical past, and what his booklet deals is cohesion, a bipartisan bird’s eye view of latest 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 more often than not real paintings of nonfiction recollects the author’s occupation pursuing strength independence, tune, and private prosperity. He stocks unbelievably humorous tales approximately rocket scientists doing dumb issues, why Uranus was once renamed, and the way a bowl of oatmeal helped get a 5 thousand pound satellite tv for pc to Jupiter. He touches on sunlight 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 personal loan papers on the nook of Randolph and Clark, the precise spot in Chicago the place, as a six-year-old baby, his dad offered newspapers to help their family members. It finally ends up new strength architects need to spend their percentage 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 allow a legal professional choke on a chook bone, then no longer dance on a teach platform in Tokyo—and that whereas we'd no longer have all of the solutions to the world’s trouble, we must always be completely satisfied that someone’s been taking notes at the humorous parts.

A comic strip contest for the canopy and illustrations was once held by way of Animazing highlight and entries got here from world wide. the canopy caricature is through Mike Kazaleh.

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