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Taking sides. Clashing views in energy and society

Autor: Thomas A Easton
Editora: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2012.
Séries: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.; Taking sides.
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Inglês : 2nd edVer todas as edições e formatos
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This book is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies regarding energy and society. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading environmentalists, scientists, and policy makers reflect opposing positions and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. -- Back cover
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Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Thomas A Easton
ISBN: 9780073514499 0073514497
Número OCLC: 765365924
Descrição: xxx, 364 pages ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Unit 1. Fossil fuels --
Can the United States continue to rely on oil as a major source of energy? --
Is it realistic for the United Sates to move toward greater energy independence? --
Is America ready for the electric car? --
Is shale gas the solution to our energy woes? --
Should we drill for offshore oil? --
Should utilities burn more coal? --
Unit 2. Global warming --
Is human activity responsible for global warming? --
Is global warming a catastrophe that warrants immediate action? --
Will restricting carbon emissions damage the economy? --
Is carbon capture technology ready to limit carbon emissions? --
Is it time to think seriously about "climate engineering"? --
Unit 3. Nuclear power --
Is it time to revive nuclear power? --
Should the United States stop planning for permanent nuclear waste disposal at Yucca Mountain? --
Should the United States reprocess spent nuclear fuel? --
Unit 4. Alternative energy sources --
Is renewable energy green? --
Is wind enough? --
Are biofuels a reasonable substitute for fossil fuels? --
Can hydropower play a role in preventing climate change? --
Is it time to put geothermal energy development on the fast track?
Título da Série: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.; Taking sides.
Outros Títulos: Clashing views in energy and society
Energy and society
Responsabilidade: Thomas A. Easton, [editor].

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Featuring an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites, this book presents controversial issues in a debate-style format. Designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking  Ler mais...

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