Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives and the Environment

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives and the Environment

by Christian Ngo, Joseph Natowitz
     
 

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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

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Overview

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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"An overall strong performer and great complementary resource for any course on energy, policy, economics, engineering, or manufacturing." (CHOICE, May 2010)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118585856
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/27/2012
Series:
Wiley Survival Guides in Engineering and Science , #16
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
11 MB
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"An overall strong performer and great complementary resource for any course on energy, policy, economics, engineering, or manufacturing." (CHOICE, May 2010)

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