Renewable energy / David M. Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Other contributors
Haugen, David M., 1969-
- Uniform series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Chapter 1. Will renewable energy sources help resolve global problems?
- Renewable energies will halt climate change / Greenpeace
- Renewable energies will not halt climate change / Jason Harrow
- Relying on renewable energies would damage the earth / Mark Buchanan
- Renewable energies will stabilize energy prices / Jorge Madrid, Bracken Hendricks and Kate Gordon
- Renewable energies will increase energy prices / David W. Kreutzer ... [et al.]
- Renewable energy sources have enormous land footprints / Bob Marshall
- Land footprints of renewable energy sources are exaggerated / Amory B. Lovins
- Chapter 2. What must be done to transition from nonrenewable to renewable energy?
- Large scale renewable energy projects are necessary / Tim Dickinson
- Small scale renewable energy projects will democratize energy / John Farrell
- Renewable energy sources can satisfy energy demands / World Wildlife Fund, Ecofys, and Office for Metropolitan Architecture
- Renewable energy sources cannot satisfy energy demands / Ted Trainer
- Renewable energy sources work best if supplemented with nuclear power / Charles Forsberg
- Renewable energy sources work best if supplemented with natural gas / Richard Ward
- Chapter 3. What renewable energy sources are viable parts of the world's energy future?
- The biofuel future / Rachel Ehrenberg
- Biofuels are not a viable renewable energy / Danny Chivers
- Ethanol provides a sustainable alternative to gasoline
- American Coalition for Ethanol
- Ethanol does not provide a sustainable alternative to gasoline / James Eaves and Stephen Eaves
- Electric vehicles are worthwhile alternatives to fossil-fuel vehicles / James Kliesch
- Electric vehicles are not worthwhile alternatives to fossil-fuel vehicles / Robert Bryce
- Chapter 4. What should be government's role in promoting renewable energies?
- US government support for renewable energies will benefit the country / Richard W. Caperton ... [et al.]
- US government support for renewable energies will not benefit the country / Jonathan A. Lesser
- Renewable energies need government subsidies to succeed / Stephen Kurczy
- Eliminating all energy subsidies will benefit renewable energies / Jeffrey Leonard.
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- Subject headings
Renewable energy sources--Juvenile literature.