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Wind and Water by There are enormous reserves of energy in the winds and the tides and in the temperature difference between the upper and lower regions of the oceans. This title describes conventional hydropower, or wind power, and some of the newer technologies (with less certain futures), and discusses the strengths and limitations of each technology.
Call Number: Online
The Pros and Cons of Wind Power by Explains and explores the use of wind power.
Call Number: 621.31 SPI
Renewable and Alternative Energy by With growing populations across the world consuming EarthOCOs limited oil and natural gas reserves, the environmental and economic toll of energy dependence becomes an increasingly global concern. The development of renewable forms of energyOCosolar, wind, water, and geothermal, to name a fewOCooffers alternatives to fossil fuels. Consumers are embracing these new modes of energy delivery and use. This extensive volume examines the possibility of a cleaner and more energy efficient future by detailing the historic and emerging technologies behind some the most promising alternative resources.
Call Number: 621.042 REN
Energy Production and Alternative Energy by This essential volume helps readers explore in detail the range of current and impending challenges that energy production and resources face as a result of global warming. Readers will examine these issues from a variety of expert perspectives, highlighting key future challenges, and addressing the pros and cons of potential solutions. After a thorough introduction on energy and global warming, our reliance on fossils fuels is explained. Fascinating topics such as reinventing transportation energy and achieving a clean-energy economy are richly explored.
Call Number: 333.79 MIL
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