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eBook Science and Sustainability: Science and Sustainable Energy, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822540
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822548
  • DDC: 333.79
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

As early as the nineteenth century, a number of scientists recognized that fossil fuels like coal and oil are in limited supply and that burning them to produce energy cannot be sustained forever. In the decades that followed, new generations of researchers steadily perfected alternative, renewable energy sources intended to eventually replace fossil fuels. Today, those sustainable sources—including solar, wind, and geothermal—are rapidly changing the face of energy production around the globe.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction: Renewable Energy to Run People's Homes.
1: A World Filled with Renewables.
2: Harnessing Sunlight's Vast Energies.
3: Clean, Inexpensive Wind Power.
4: Exploiting the Planet's Inexhaustible Heat.
5: Hydrogen's Potentially Limitless Power.
Source Notes.
Find Out More.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.