This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
In Future Drive, Daniel Sperling addresses the adverse energy and environmental consequences of increased travel, and analyzes current initiatives to suggest strategies for creating a more environmentally benign system of transportation. Groundbreaking proposals are constructed around the idea of electric propulsion as the key to a sustainable transportation and energy system. Other essential elements include the ideas that:
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Dr. Daniel Sperling is the Blue Planet Prize Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Policy and founding director of the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS–Davis) at the University of California, Davis. He has held the transportation seat on the California Air Resources Board since 2007 (appointed by Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Brown) and served as Chair of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies in 2015-16. Among his many prizes are the 2013 Blue Planet Prize from the Asahi Glass Foundation for being "a pioneer in opening up new fields of study to create more efficient, low-carbon, and environmentally beneficial transportation systems." He served twice as lead author for the IPCC (sharing the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize), has testified 7 times to the U.S. Congress, and provided 40 keynote presentations in the past five years. He has authored or coauthored over 250 technical papers and 12 books; is widely cited in leading newspapers; has been interviewed many times on NPR, including Science Friday, Talk of the Nation, and Fresh Air; and in 2009 was featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Island Press. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2834999160
Book Description Island Press, 1994. Condition: Good. 2nd Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP8926671
Book Description Island Press, 1994. Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP82687154
Book Description Island Press, 1994. Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP96378488
Book Description Island Press, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1559633271