Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

Author(s): Christian Ngô, Joseph B. Natowitz

Published Online: 10 NOV 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470116609

Online ISBN: 9780470473795

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473795

About this Book

A Wiley Survival Guide on our Energy Future

Concerned about our energy future? Turn to this guide for easy-to-grasp and up-to-date coverage of the many aspects of the energy value chain:

  • Oil and natural gas

  • Coal

  • Fossil fuels and the greenhouse effect

  • Energy from water

  • Biomass

  • Solar energy

  • Geothermal energy

  • Wind energy

  • Nuclear energy

  • Electricity

  • Energy storage

  • Transportation

  • Housing

  • Smart energy consumption

  • Hydrogen

Armed with the knowledge in this book, students, teachers, decision-makers, politicians, and consumers can form educated and informed opinions on the future of energy and its impact on the economy, health, and the environment.

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