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The Obvious Answer David S. Rosenberg

The Obvious Answer

David S. Rosenberg

Published March 11th 2009
ISBN : 9781436393898
Paperback
316 pages
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An erupting volcano inspires Jonathan Weare, heir to the Weare Enterprises conglomerate. His mother and company president, Suzanne Weare, agrees that his idea might solve the world’s energy crisis. She funds plant construction that uses earth heatMoreAn erupting volcano inspires Jonathan Weare, heir to the Weare Enterprises conglomerate. His mother and company president, Suzanne Weare, agrees that his idea might solve the world’s energy crisis. She funds plant construction that uses earth heat and nanochemistry to make expensive liquid fuels. Jonathan convinces Jordan Nash, a renowned environmentalist, that his plant will remove atmospheric greenhouse gases and eliminate transoceanic shipping of petroleum.Jonathan becomes increasingly aware of mounting political pressure threatening his effort. Nadir Consulting, a company empowered to minimize threats to the petroleum industry and manipulate energy prices for profit, receives an order to eliminate the threat posed by Jonathan’s new company—Weare Energy. Layer by layer angry citizens learn of sabotage, murder, and widespread corruption as Nadir acts to protect the worldwide energy monopoly. Jonathan seeks help from the ultimate source of power—the people.