Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources, 1st Edition

  • Ann Heinrichs
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  • ISBN-10: 160870310X
  • ISBN-13: 9781608703104
  • DDC: 333.79
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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SUSTAINING EARTH'S ENERGY RESOURCES provides comprehensive information on Earth's sources of renewable and nonrenewable energy, how they are used, their benefits and disadvantages, their interrelationships with the natural world, and the future of Earth's sources of energy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Energy Resources: A Global Challenge.
2: Fossil Fuels: Millions of Years in the Making.
3: Nuclear Power: Splitting the Atom.
4: Hydropower: Making a Splash.
5: Solar Power: Capturing the Sunshine.
6: Wind Power: Harnessing the Breezes.
7: Biomass: New Life for an Old Fuel.
8: Geothermal Power: Heat from the Earth.
9: Managing Energy for a Cleaner Planet.
Further Information.
About the Author.