Analyzing the Issues: Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

  • Anne Cunningham
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766081362
  • ISBN-13: 9780766081369
  • DDC: 333.794
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Renewable energy is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global economy as climate scientists and environmentalists give voice to the detrimental effects of fossil fuels. But how far have we gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what are the benefits of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels? This text examines the issue from diverse viewpoints, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What the Experts and Academics Say.
2: What the Government and Politicians Say.
3: What the Courts Say.
4: What the Advocacy Groups Say.
5: What the Media Say.
6: What Ordinary Citizens Say.
About the Editor.
Chapter Notes.
For More Information.