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Energy alternatives, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor

Label
Energy alternatives
Title
Energy alternatives
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of article pro and con on energy alternatives examines whether alternative energy sources can effectively replace fossil fuels, the extent to which the benefits of wind power outweigh its disadvantages, whether utility-scale solar power is a practical alternative energy source, and the advantages and disadvantages of other energy sources
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.79/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ808
LC item number
.E566 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Engdahl, Sylvia
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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Renewable energy sources
Label
Energy alternatives, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Benjamin Zycher
  • Alternative energy sources can power the world by 2050
  • Louis Bergeron
  • Don't count oil out
  • Robert Bryce
  • Do the benefits of wind power outweigh its disadvantages?
  • Wind power is affordable and has low environmental impact
  • Windustry
  • Wind farms creating an environmental divide
  • Erin Ailworth
  • Can alternative energy sources effectively replace fossil fuels?
  • The noise of wind turbines does not damage human health
  • Zoë Casey
  • Wind power is unreliable, expensive, and disruptive
  • Norman Rogers
  • Wind power companies are making extensive efforts to protect birds
  • Roger Drouin
  • The government is allowing wind power companies to kill too many eagles
  • Dina Cappiello
  • Industrial wind turbines do not hurt property values
  • Mike Barnard
  • Society needs decentralized and renewable energy alternatives
  • Industrial wind turbines drastically reduce the value of property
  • Carl V. Phillips
  • Is utility-scale solar power a practical alternative energy source?
  • The cost of utility-scale solar power is dropping
  • David Levitan
  • Utility-scale solar power is uneconomical and unreliable
  • Mark Landsbaum
  • New technology may make utility-scale solar power more cost-efficient
  • Noreen Moustafa
  • Solar power may be difficult to integrate with existing power networks
  • Steven Cohen
  • Ker Than
  • Bright sun, bright future : can Africa unlock its solar potential?
  • Teo Kermeliotis
  • Utility-scale solar power harms wildlife and is not worth its cost
  • Michael Sandoval
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of other energy sources?
  • Biomass energy is a prime replacement for fossil fuels
  • Salman Zafar
  • Biomass power plants produce just as much pollution as coal-fired power plants
  • Gordon Clark and Mary Booth
  • Promoting alternative fuels for vehicles is a waste of taxpayers' money
  • Hydrogen energy storage can make reliance on renewable energy sources practical
  • Peter Hoffmann
  • Other energy alternatives will prove more feasible than hydrogen power
  • Mark Peplow
  • John DeCicco
  • Diverse alternative energy sources will be essential to the future
  • Eric McLamb
  • Alternative energy sources are too costly and unreliable
Control code
ocn885224729
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780737772593
Lccn
2014036031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Energy alternatives, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Benjamin Zycher
  • Alternative energy sources can power the world by 2050
  • Louis Bergeron
  • Don't count oil out
  • Robert Bryce
  • Do the benefits of wind power outweigh its disadvantages?
  • Wind power is affordable and has low environmental impact
  • Windustry
  • Wind farms creating an environmental divide
  • Erin Ailworth
  • Can alternative energy sources effectively replace fossil fuels?
  • The noise of wind turbines does not damage human health
  • Zoë Casey
  • Wind power is unreliable, expensive, and disruptive
  • Norman Rogers
  • Wind power companies are making extensive efforts to protect birds
  • Roger Drouin
  • The government is allowing wind power companies to kill too many eagles
  • Dina Cappiello
  • Industrial wind turbines do not hurt property values
  • Mike Barnard
  • Society needs decentralized and renewable energy alternatives
  • Industrial wind turbines drastically reduce the value of property
  • Carl V. Phillips
  • Is utility-scale solar power a practical alternative energy source?
  • The cost of utility-scale solar power is dropping
  • David Levitan
  • Utility-scale solar power is uneconomical and unreliable
  • Mark Landsbaum
  • New technology may make utility-scale solar power more cost-efficient
  • Noreen Moustafa
  • Solar power may be difficult to integrate with existing power networks
  • Steven Cohen
  • Ker Than
  • Bright sun, bright future : can Africa unlock its solar potential?
  • Teo Kermeliotis
  • Utility-scale solar power harms wildlife and is not worth its cost
  • Michael Sandoval
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of other energy sources?
  • Biomass energy is a prime replacement for fossil fuels
  • Salman Zafar
  • Biomass power plants produce just as much pollution as coal-fired power plants
  • Gordon Clark and Mary Booth
  • Promoting alternative fuels for vehicles is a waste of taxpayers' money
  • Hydrogen energy storage can make reliance on renewable energy sources practical
  • Peter Hoffmann
  • Other energy alternatives will prove more feasible than hydrogen power
  • Mark Peplow
  • John DeCicco
  • Diverse alternative energy sources will be essential to the future
  • Eric McLamb
  • Alternative energy sources are too costly and unreliable
Control code
ocn885224729
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780737772593
Lccn
2014036031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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