The Resource Energy alternatives : opposing viewpoints, David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Vickey Kalambakal, book editors

Energy alternatives : opposing viewpoints, David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Vickey Kalambakal, book editors

Label
Energy alternatives : opposing viewpoints
Title
Energy alternatives
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Vickey Kalambakal, book editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the topics relating to alternative sources of energy by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.79/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ808.2
LC item number
.E64 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1969-
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  • Haugen, David M.
  • Musser, Susan
  • Kalambakal, Vickey
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Renewable energy sources
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Renewable energy sources
  • United States
Label
Energy alternatives : opposing viewpoints, David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Vickey Kalambakal, book editors
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction Are Alternative Energy Sources Necessary?: -- Chapter preface -- Peaks in global oil production rates are imminent / David Strahan -- Peaks in global oil production rates will not be reached for many years / Michael Lynch -- Energy independence is a reachable goal / George Allen -- Energy independence is a myth / Robert Bryce -- Periodical bibliography -- What Alternative Energy Sources Should Be Pursued?: -- Chapter preface -- Clean coal can supply US energy needs / Gregory H Boyce -- Clean coal doesn't exist / Kari Lydersen -- Plants used in manufacturing biofuels can be cultivated on unused lands / Paul Bardos et al -- Biofuel cultivation will harm the environment and marginalize populations / Helena Paul -- Renewable energy sources can meet America's energy demands / Chris Flavin, Janet Sawin -- Renewable energy sources cannot meet America's energy demands / William Tucker -- Periodical bibliography -- Should Alternatives To Gasoline-Powered Vehicles Be Pursued?: -- Chapter preface -- Ethanol takes food from the hungry to use as fuel / Donnie Johnston -- Ethanol does not use food for fuel / Tom Daschle -- Biodiesel will reduce oil dependence and greenhouse gas emissions / Fuel Oil News -- Biodiesel will not significantly reduce oil dependence / Max Schulz -- Periodical bibliography -- What Should Be The Government's Role In Advancing Alternative Energy?: -- Chapter preface -- Government investment is necessary to further develop alternative energy / Steven Chu -- Government programs would be ineffective at developing alternative energy / Ed Hiserodt -- Government should subsidize the creation of green jobs / Melissa Bradley-Burns -- Government should not subsidize the creation of green jobs / Institute for Energy Research -- It is unclear whether President Obama's energy policies go far enough to save the planet / Carl Etnier -- President Obama's energy policies will be costly for the American public / William P Hoar -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (218 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1044568562
Label
Energy alternatives : opposing viewpoints, David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Vickey Kalambakal, book editors
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction Are Alternative Energy Sources Necessary?: -- Chapter preface -- Peaks in global oil production rates are imminent / David Strahan -- Peaks in global oil production rates will not be reached for many years / Michael Lynch -- Energy independence is a reachable goal / George Allen -- Energy independence is a myth / Robert Bryce -- Periodical bibliography -- What Alternative Energy Sources Should Be Pursued?: -- Chapter preface -- Clean coal can supply US energy needs / Gregory H Boyce -- Clean coal doesn't exist / Kari Lydersen -- Plants used in manufacturing biofuels can be cultivated on unused lands / Paul Bardos et al -- Biofuel cultivation will harm the environment and marginalize populations / Helena Paul -- Renewable energy sources can meet America's energy demands / Chris Flavin, Janet Sawin -- Renewable energy sources cannot meet America's energy demands / William Tucker -- Periodical bibliography -- Should Alternatives To Gasoline-Powered Vehicles Be Pursued?: -- Chapter preface -- Ethanol takes food from the hungry to use as fuel / Donnie Johnston -- Ethanol does not use food for fuel / Tom Daschle -- Biodiesel will reduce oil dependence and greenhouse gas emissions / Fuel Oil News -- Biodiesel will not significantly reduce oil dependence / Max Schulz -- Periodical bibliography -- What Should Be The Government's Role In Advancing Alternative Energy?: -- Chapter preface -- Government investment is necessary to further develop alternative energy / Steven Chu -- Government programs would be ineffective at developing alternative energy / Ed Hiserodt -- Government should subsidize the creation of green jobs / Melissa Bradley-Burns -- Government should not subsidize the creation of green jobs / Institute for Energy Research -- It is unclear whether President Obama's energy policies go far enough to save the planet / Carl Etnier -- President Obama's energy policies will be costly for the American public / William P Hoar -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (218 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1044568562

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