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By Christopher C. Swan

What if it used to be attainable to mix strength and water in this kind of manner that might give a contribution to the reversal of worldwide warming and the recovery of the planet? What if it have been attainable to have a greater caliber of existence, with no need to renounce whatever? What if that plan made such financial feel that governments and big organisations might purchase into it?

As it seems, it is attainable to create an strength resource by utilizing key applied sciences which are already to be had. such a lot towns have sufficient rain and sunlight to fulfill their water and effort wishes, just by utilizing know-how we already have.

Building on present mainstream tendencies in solar power and wind strength, Electric Water bargains a transparent imaginative and prescient of ways the world’s strength and water infrastructure should be remodeled. The booklet provides:

• an overview of the foremost concerns that desire addressing, together with worldwide warming
• a desirable rationalization of key applied sciences in undeniable language
• A imaginative and prescient of industrial and task possibilities in restoration
• Real-life examples, akin to the Louisiana Coastal recovery program
• web content for additional information

Unlike many different books in this topic, Electric Water makes use of available language to suggest a conceivable plan for a progressive integration of expertise and caliber of lifestyles that would be of distinctive curiosity to planners, engineers, and architects.

Christopher C. Swan is a San Francisco dressmaker, author, and entrepreneur who focuses on infrastructure.

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