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Is there a future for fossil fuels?

Author: Ellen Rodger
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Energy revolution.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Natural gas, oil, and coal are finite resources, and their use contributes to deadly smog and global warming. The Future of Fossil Fuels follows the world's dependence on these resources and explains just what will happen when they run out. Special case studies highlight how people are working to reduce the use of fossil fuels and even make them more environmentally friendly.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rodger, Ellen.
Is there a future for fossil fuels?
St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009048029
(OCoLC)473651838
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Rodger
ISBN: 9780778791171 0778791173
OCLC Number: 774398981
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: What is energy? --
Energy use today --
Our fossil past --
History of energy use --
Environment in peril --
Peak oil --
The future of coal --
New technologies --
Energy conservation --
Alternative energy --
Making changes.
Series Title: Energy revolution.
Responsibility: Ellen Rodger.

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Natural gas, oil, and coal are finite resources, and their use contributes to deadly smog and global warming. The Future of Fossil Fuels follows the world's dependence on these resources and explains just what will happen when they run out. Special case studies highlight how people are working to reduce the use of fossil fuels and even make them more environmentally friendly.

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