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About this book
About this book
Energise! is a concise, provocative, authoritative guide to the issues surrounding global warming and the future of the world's energy supplies. The authors take no sides - their brief is to inform the citizen and thereby liberate the citizen. Written in clear, concise and often very witty language, this is the book which will empower consumers all over the world to make up their own minds about what needs to be done. Governments take note: the man and woman in the street is about to get wised up!
James Woudhuysen is a physics graduate, a columnist for IT Week and Professor of Forecasting and Innovation at De Montfort University, Leicester. In the late 1980s he was head of research at the international designers Fitch, and in the early and mid 1990s, he led consulting in IT at the Henley Centre. He went on to manage worldwide market intelligence for Philips consumer electronics in the Netherlands, and to work as a director of the product designers Seymour Powell. He frequently broadcasts on BBC radio and TV, and lectures in America and throughout the world. Joe Kaplinsky followed his degree in physics with research in low temperature physics and now works on research on biophysics. For six years he has worked as an analyst with Victor Green & Co., providing research for companies in Europe and the US on a diverse range of energy technologies including oil drilling; handling of nuclear waste; coal liquefaction; gas turbines; and power management in consumer electronics.