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The Resource Taking sides :, clashing views in energy and society, Thomas A. Easton

Taking sides :, clashing views in energy and society, Thomas A. Easton

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Taking sides :, clashing views in energy and society
Title
Taking sides :
Title part
clashing views in energy and society
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. Easton
Title variation
  • Clashing views in energy and society
  • Energy and society
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies regarding energy and society. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading environmentalists, scientists, and policy makers reflect opposing positions and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. -- Back cover
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Cataloging source
CCV
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Easton, Thomas A
Index
no index present
LC call number
TJ163.25.U6
LC item number
T34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Contemporary learning series
  • Taking sides series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Power resources
  • Power resources
  • Energy conservation
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Energy policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Power resources
  • Power resources
  • Renewable energy sources
  • United States
Label
Taking sides :, clashing views in energy and society, Thomas A. Easton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unit 1. Fossil fuels -- Can the United States continue to rely on oil as a major source of energy? -- Is it realistic for the United Sates to move toward greater energy independence? -- Is America ready for the electric car? -- Is shale gas the solution to our energy woes? -- Should we drill for offshore oil? -- Should utilities burn more coal? -- Unit 2. Global warming -- Is human activity responsible for global warming? -- Is global warming a catastrophe that warrants immediate action? -- Will restricting carbon emissions damage the economy? -- Is carbon capture technology ready to limit carbon emissions? -- Is it time to think seriously about "climate engineering"? -- Unit 3. Nuclear power -- Is it time to revive nuclear power? -- Should the United States stop planning for permanent nuclear waste disposal at Yucca Mountain? -- Should the United States reprocess spent nuclear fuel? -- Unit 4. Alternative energy sources -- Is renewable energy green? -- Is wind enough? -- Are biofuels a reasonable substitute for fossil fuels? -- Can hydropower play a role in preventing climate change? -- Is it time to put geothermal energy development on the fast track?
Control code
ocn765365924
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxx, 364 pages
Isbn
9780073514499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o765365924
  • (OCoLC)765365924
Label
Taking sides :, clashing views in energy and society, Thomas A. Easton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unit 1. Fossil fuels -- Can the United States continue to rely on oil as a major source of energy? -- Is it realistic for the United Sates to move toward greater energy independence? -- Is America ready for the electric car? -- Is shale gas the solution to our energy woes? -- Should we drill for offshore oil? -- Should utilities burn more coal? -- Unit 2. Global warming -- Is human activity responsible for global warming? -- Is global warming a catastrophe that warrants immediate action? -- Will restricting carbon emissions damage the economy? -- Is carbon capture technology ready to limit carbon emissions? -- Is it time to think seriously about "climate engineering"? -- Unit 3. Nuclear power -- Is it time to revive nuclear power? -- Should the United States stop planning for permanent nuclear waste disposal at Yucca Mountain? -- Should the United States reprocess spent nuclear fuel? -- Unit 4. Alternative energy sources -- Is renewable energy green? -- Is wind enough? -- Are biofuels a reasonable substitute for fossil fuels? -- Can hydropower play a role in preventing climate change? -- Is it time to put geothermal energy development on the fast track?
Control code
ocn765365924
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxx, 364 pages
Isbn
9780073514499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o765365924
  • (OCoLC)765365924

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