The Resource Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell

Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell

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Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world
Title
Unstoppable
Title remainder
harnessing science to change the world
Statement of responsibility
Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
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eng
Summary
Just as World War II called an earlier generation to greatness, so the climate crisis is calling today's rising youth to action: to create a better future. In Unstoppable, Bill Nye crystallizes and expands the message for which he is best known and beloved. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our world become limitless. With a scientist's thirst for knowledge and an engineer's vision of what can be, Bill Nye sees today's environmental issues not as insurmountable, depressing problems but as chances for our society to rise to the challenge and create a cleaner, healthier, smarter world. We need not accept that transportation consumes half our energy, and that two-thirds of the energy you put into your car is immediately thrown away out the tailpipe. We need not accept that dangerous emissions are the price we must pay for a vibrant economy and a comfortable life. Above all, we need not accept that we will leave our children a planet that is dirty, overheated, and depleted of resources. As Bill shares his vision, he debunks some of the most persistent myths and misunderstandings about global warming. When you are done reading, you'll be enlightened and empowered. Chances are, you'll be smiling, too, ready to join Bill and change the world. In Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, the New York Times bestselling author of Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation and former host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" issues a new challenge to today's generation: to make a cleaner, more efficient, and happier world
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Nye, Bill
Dewey number
363.738/74
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LC call number
QC981.8.G56
LC item number
N94 2015ab
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other
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Read by Bill Nye
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1966-
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Powell, Corey S.
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  • Global warming
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Technological innovations
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Global warming
  • Technological innovations
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Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
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ocn928887385
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 51 min., 44 sec.))
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online
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9781427271747
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Label
Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world, Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn928887385
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 51 min., 44 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427271747
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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other
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BE47A42F-6CED-482E-B505-5AD9774F324E
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(OCoLC)928887385
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