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Other Authors: McCaffrey, Paul, 1977-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : The H. W. Wilson, 2008.
Series:The reference shelf ; v. 80, no. 3
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505 0 |a I. Fossil fools? Climate change, traditional energy sources, and their drawbacks. Carbon's new math / Bill McKibben -- The politics of global warming / Thomas Sieger Derr -- Can the United States shed its oil addiction? / Josef Braml -- The geopolitics of natural gas / Michael T. Klare -- Old king coal comes back / Jeremy Main -- It's scary, it's expensive, it could save the earth / Charles Petit -- II. Good bye to gasoline? Ethanol and biodiesel. Is ethanol the answer? / Marianne Lavelle and Bret Schulte -- The price of biofuels / David Rotman -- Fuel for thought / Frances Cerra Whittelsey -- Biodiesel: homegrown oil / Greg Pahl -- III. The sun and the wind: renewable twins? Catching the wind / Jim Motavalli -- New and improved wind power / Greg Pahl -- Solar is the solution / Steve Heckeroth -- Reaching for rays / Aimee Cunningham -- IV. The hydrogen revolution: is it feasible? The hope for hydrogen / Joan Ogden and Daniel Sperling -- Fueling U.S. transportation / Michael K. Heiman and Barry D. Solomon -- Beyond batteries / Carol Potera -- V. Hydroelectric and wave power: viable alternatives? Hydroelectric power / William Arthur Atkins -- Ending a dammed nuisance / The Economist -- Homestead hydropower / Steve Maxwell -- Blue power / David C. Holzman -- Wave master / Stuart Nathan -- VI. Geothermal energy. Geothermal energy, power from the underground / James Yearling -- Deep heat / Caroline Williams -- Geothermal technology / Scott Calahan. 
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