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new book reviews

Two new books have been reviewed, its: The well tempered city , Jonathan Rose, 2016 ** .and The economic growth engine , Ayres et all, 2009 How energy and work drive material prosperity *** .

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We have technologies, but not the materials…

BOOK REVIEW: Materials and energy : a story of linkages René Kleijn, 2012 . Lots of books and papers provide very interesting insights and details about the future, sustainability , resources, urban livability etc. However, none really wonders if you multiply every solution to the global level, to serve 7 billion and later 9 billion,…
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The omnivore’s dilemma, review

 Michael Pollan The omnivore’s dilemma, 2006 “At its most basic, the story of life on earth is the competition among species to capture and store as much energy as possible, either directly from the sun, in the case of plants, or in the case of animals, by eating plants and plant eaters”. Thats how Micheal…
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Books and reviews

Now and then I add to the website a review of a book I read. I make some notes anyway and why not share these. A new one has been added. Some books however are available online, in a complete form for free download. As and example the famous book: “Without the hot air” ,…
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