Energy for the Future

Energy for the Future

by Angela Royston
     
 

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Power stations burn coal to generate electricity. Airplanes, buses, and cars burn oil for fuel. People burn natural gas to heat their homes. Fossil fuels make our lives much easier, but they are also causing a major problem—global warming. Energy for the Future looks at some of the alternative sources of energy—everything from biofuels and hydrogen fuel… See more details below

Overview

Power stations burn coal to generate electricity. Airplanes, buses, and cars burn oil for fuel. People burn natural gas to heat their homes. Fossil fuels make our lives much easier, but they are also causing a major problem—global warming. Energy for the Future looks at some of the alternative sources of energy—everything from biofuels and hydrogen fuel cells to nuclear, solar, and wind power. This book also suggests some of the ways people can work together to tackle the global energy crisis and slow down global warming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432924133
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Headline Issues Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Angela Royston has written many books for young people, including books about people at work, animals, health and the environment.

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