Coming Clean

Coming Clean

Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
The executive director of the Rainforest Action Network looks at the costs of oil dependency and challenges Americans to become politically active and join in the movement to fight for a clean energy economy.

Perseus Publishing
In this timely book, Michael Brune, executive director of Rainforest Action Network (RAN), shows us how we, as motivated citizens, can kick our own fossil-fuel habit and pressure policymakers and corporations to change their energy priorities. His vivid reports remind us of the economic, environmental, moral, and public-health costs of fossil-fuel dependence, and how our government and international banks are complicit. Brune also describes the most promising developments in renewables, biofuels, and efficient design, and offers an inspiring vision of the clean energy future within our reach.

Under Brune’s leadership, RAN has had stunning success in getting corporations? including Home Depot, FedEx Kinko’s, Citigroup, and Bank of America? to green their business practices, and his activist skills and passion are at the heart of this book. Overflowing with pragmatic and well-tested advice, Coming Clean is rooted in the author’s faith that Americans acting together can create profound change.


Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, c2008
ISBN: 9781578051496
Characteristics: 269 p.

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