In his book, Addicted to Energy, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Elton Sherwin offers pragmatic and innovative solutions to the climate crisis. Short and to the point, the author makes more than 50 recommendations; most are shorter than three pages.
Written as a guidebook to a fictional governor, the book outlines practical steps that governments, businesses, and individuals can take to lower their energy consumption. Heavily researched, Addicted to Energy presents complex topics in simple, understandable, and sometimes amusing ways.
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A Business Classic
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Three eLit Awards
Addicted to Energy received three eLit Awards for excellence in digital publishing. It received top honors, a gold award, in the Current Events I category; and two silver awards, one in the Science category and another in the Environmental/Ecology/Nature category.
The electronic version of Addicted to Energy is available from both the Apple Store and Amazon supporting seven electronic platforms including the Kindle, Android, iPhone, and the iPad.