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Sep
16
Tue
2014
Author Appearance: Rody Johnson
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Over the past few decades, the vexing problems of climate change and finite resources

have ignited contentious global debates about alternative energy technologies. In this lucid, balanced book, Rody Johnson investigates the development and deployment of one such technology, wind power, in particular, the ways in which a heated battle over that energy source played out in an Appalachian community.

Johnson’s wide-ranging account examines the history of wind power; its capacity and

output in comparison to such sources as fossil fuels, other renewable’s, and nuclear energy; the infrastructural challenges of transmitting electricity from wind farms to end users; global efforts to curb carbon emissions, including the Kyoto treaty; the role of public policy, government subsidies, and tax breaks; and the differences and similarities between wind power regimes in the United States and Europe.

Wind Cover

Sep
19
Fri
2014
Live Music: Steve Himes
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sep
20
Sat
2014
Live Music: Travis Vandal
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sep
26
Fri
2014
Live Music: Julie Adams & Steve Hill
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sep
27
Sat
2014
Live Music: Chris Lovejoy
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm