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This volume comes at an important time, as countries look seriously toward alternative forms of energy and the problems that will result if they do not. The focus of this informative book is on Earth energy res… (See Below for Full Description)
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This volume comes at an important time, as countries look seriously toward alternative forms of energy and the problems that will result if they do not. The focus of this informative book is on Earth energy resources, such as renewable power from water, ocean energy, solar energy, wind energy, and biofuels, as well as nonrenewable sources.

Coverage includes:
  • The types of energy resources and the natural mechanisms in the earth that have allowed them to form
  • Why some resources are renewable and others are not
  • What "green energy" is
  • Synthetic products being used as energy sources
  • Future development of energy resources and their worldwide impacts
  • Energy applications
  • Environmental and human health issues
  • The many goods and services energy resources provide
  • The management of energy resources and why it is critical to maintain a delicate balance
  • The role of politics, security issues, vulnerability, and how the U.S. government is handling those challenges
  • Exciting experimental and research programs
  • The development of cutting-edge research and space-age technology.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6354-3
ISBN-10 816063540
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0556-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Natural Resources
Author Julie Kerr Casper, Ph.D.
Publication Date 4/1/2007
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. Glossary. Appendixes. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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