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Renewable energy

Author: David M Haugen; Susan Musser
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Renewable Energy: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Haugen; Susan Musser
ISBN: 9780737761399 0737761393 9780737761405 0737761407
OCLC Number: 760974255
Description: 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Will renewable energy sources help resolve global problems? --
Renewable energies will halt climate change / Greenpeace --
Renewable energies will not halt climate change / Jason Harrow --
Relying on renewable energies would damage the earth / Mark Buchanan --
Renewable energies will stabilize energy prices / Jorge Madrid, Bracken Hendricks and Kate Gordon --
Renewable energies will increase energy prices / David W. Kreutzer [and others] --
Renewable energy sources have enormous land footprints / Bob Marshall --
Land footprints of renewable energy sources are exaggerated / Amory B. Lovins --
Chapter 2. What must be done to transition from nonrenewable to renewable energy? --
Large scale renewable energy projects are necessary / Tim Dickinson --
Small scale renewable energy projects will democratize energy / John Farrell --
Renewable energy sources can satisfy energy demands / World Wildlife Fund, Ecofys, and Office for Metropolitan Architecture --
Renewable energy sources cannot satisfy energy demands / Ted Trainer --
Renewable energy sources work best if supplemented with nuclear power / Charles Forsberg --
Renewable energy sources work best if supplemented with natural gas / Richard Ward --
Chapter 3. What renewable energy sources are viable parts of the world's energy future? --
The biofuel future / Rachel Ehrenberg --
Biofuels are not a viable renewable energy / Danny Chivers --
Ethanol provides a sustainable alternative to gasoline --
American Coalition for Ethanol --
Ethanol does not provide a sustainable alternative to gasoline / James Eaves and Stephen Eaves --
Electric vehicles are worthwhile alternatives to fossil-fuel vehicles / James Kliesch --
Electric vehicles are not worthwhile alternatives to fossil-fuel vehicles / Robert Bryce --
Chapter 4. What should be government's role in promoting renewable energies? --
US government support for renewable energies will benefit the country / Richard W. Caperton [and others] --
US government support for renewable energies will not benefit the country / Jonathan A. Lesser --
Renewable energies need government subsidies to succeed / Stephen Kurczy --
Eliminating all energy subsidies will benefit renewable energies / Jeffrey Leonard.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David M. Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.

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"Renewable Energy: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
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