Energy

Energy

by Gale Group
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420502263

ISBN-13: 9781420502268

Pub. Date: 04/16/2010

Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning

Young people today are inundated with information but often lack the tools for understanding the complex issues that stir public debate and dissension. The Hot Topics series provides clear, balanced, and thoughtful examination of the hot-button issues of the day. Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative

Overview

Young people today are inundated with information but often lack the tools for understanding the complex issues that stir public debate and dissension. The Hot Topics series provides clear, balanced, and thoughtful examination of the hot-button issues of the day. Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion. Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance all volumes in the series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420502268
Publisher:
Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/16/2010
Series:
Lucent Hot Topics Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Fuel for Thought 6

Chapter 1 What Is the Status of the World's Energy Use? 10

Chapter 2 How Do Government Policies Address Energy Concerns? 26

Chapter 3 Energy Conservation and Efficiency 42

Chapter 4 Alternative Energy Sources In Use Today 59

Chapter 5 What Is the Future of Energy? 76

Notes 92

Discussion Questions 98

Organizations to Contact 100

For More Information 103

Index 106

Picture Credits 111

About the Author 112

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