If you're looking for a great read on climate change and renewable energy pick up the Sept, 06 special issue
of Scientific American,
titled Energy's Future Beyond Carbon. SCIAM
gives a great in-depth analysis of the latest and greatest in renewable energy options and provides an extensive analysis on the realities of human-induced climate change.
Best $5 bucks I've spent in a while.
Here are links to some of the articles SCIAM
has posted on-line as freebies: A Climate Repair Manual
Global warming is a reality.
Innovation in energy technology and policy are sorely needed if we are to cope
By Gary Stix The Nuclear Option
A threefold expansion of nuclear power could contribute significantly to staving off climate change by avoiding one billion to two billion tons of carbon emissions annually
By John M. Deutch and Ernest J. Moniz