“A 'must-read' for anyone who wants to understand the promise and challenge of building the clean energy economy of the future.”
— U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman
“Combining graceful prose, analytical rigor, and colorful characters, Harvest the Wind portrays the excitement of a new industry. Much more than just an exploration of the prospects for wind energy, though, Harvest takes us along on the author's journey through the American heartland in search of the nation's soul, and its future.”
— Denis Hayes, national coordinator of the first Earth Day and former director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
New York Times columnist Joe Nocera takes easy comfort in a highly selective industry-funded survey of methane gas emissions from U.S. fracking operations. Too bad he's not looking at the bigger-picture damage that fracking is causing to our environment and the global climate.
Iowa State Senator Rob Hogg decided to combine errands. Along with dropping his son off at Harvard, he felt the timing was right for delivering an important message to New England - about climate change.
Harvest the Wind is a story of hope with its pulse deep in the American heartland. Wind power has brought new jobs, new income, and a restored sense of pride to hundreds of communities across the country. With eyes wide-open, Warburg charts a course that can lead our nation to a saner and more sustainable energy future.