About the Author

Ted Nace is the director of  Global Energy Monitor (formerly CoalSwarm), a collaborative information clearinghouse on U.S. and international coal mines, plants, companies, politics, impacts, and alternatives. He is the founder of Peachpit, the world’s leading publisher of books on digital graphics and desktop publishing. His previous books include Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy (Berrett-Koehler, 2003, 2005). He can be reached at ted@tednace.com.