Wind Power

Wind Power

by Peggy J. Parks




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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601520807
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Compact Research Series: Energy and the Environment
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Wind Power at a Glance 6

Overview 8

Can Wind Power Supply the World's Energy Needs? 20

Primary Source Quotes 28

Facts and Illustrations 31

Can Wind Power Reduce Dependence on Fossil Fuels? 36

Primary Source Quotes 43

Facts and Illustrations 46

How Does Wind Power Affect the Environment? 51

Primary Source Quotes 58

Facts and Illustrations 61

What Is the Future of Wind Power? 65

Primary Source Quotes 72

Facts and Illustrations 75

Key People and Advocacy Groups 80

Chronology 82

Related Organizations 84

For Further Research 88

Source Notes 90

List of Illustrations 92

Index 93

About the Author 96

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