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Energy : present knowledge, future trends

Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: London : Watts, 2004.
Series: 21st century science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Advances in science are altering the ways in which we generate and consume energy right now. Where is the new technology heading us? Find out in this easy-to-read, informative guide"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Oxlade
ISBN: 0749653841 9780749653842
OCLC Number: 56457813
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 44 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Our need for energy --
Energy and energy changes --
Sources of energy --
Electricity supply --
Fossil fuels --
Fossil fuel problems --
Nuclear energy --
Nuclear fusion --
Energy from the wind --
Energy from the ground --
Energy from the sun --
Hydropower --
Energy from the oceans --
Energy from plants --
Hydrogen and fuel cells --
Energy efficiency --
Energy for the future.
Series Title: 21st century science.
Responsibility: written by Chris Oxlade.

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'Energy' is a lively, information-packed guide to what our energy needs are now and how they will need to adapt over the next century to help protect the global environment.  Read more...

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