Solar Energy

Solar Energy

by Christine Zuchora-Walske
     
 

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In the United States, coal-burning power plants produce 2 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year. Transporting food spews a whopping 30,800 tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Each gallon of gas we burn in our cars adds another 20 pounds. Can we find solutions to our current fossil fuel dependencies? What if we harnessed the wind to power our homes or

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In the United States, coal-burning power plants produce 2 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year. Transporting food spews a whopping 30,800 tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Each gallon of gas we burn in our cars adds another 20 pounds. Can we find solutions to our current fossil fuel dependencies? What if we harnessed the wind to power our homes or captured the sun's rays to run our cars? Or what if we produced, bought, and consumed our food locally? In the Innovative Technologies series, investigate the science behind new ways of living. Each book in the series examines a different new technology. Find out the costs, risks, potential roadblocks, and benefits of these ideas. Explore Innovative Technologies and get an inside look at the cutting-edge ideas that are blazing a trail into the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617834677
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Series:
Innovative Technologies Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1080L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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