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Renewable energy

Title
Renewable energy / David M. Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Format
Book
Published
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
Description
251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Haugen, David M., 1969-
Musser, Susan.
Uniform series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 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.
Summary
"Renewable Energy: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Renewable energy sources--Juvenile literature.
ISBN
9780737761399 (hardback)
0737761393 (hardback)
9780737761405 (paperback)
0737761407 (paperback)

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
TJ808.2 .R448 2012
Location
Missing
Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
TJ808.2 .R44 2012
Location
Stacks
Floor
5th Floor
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