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Powering Our Future: An Energy Sourcebook for Sustainable Living

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Powering Our Future: An Energy Sourcebook for Sustainable Living

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With nearly all of the world's energy consumption dependent on non-renewable resources, Powering Our Future challenges consumers to support changes that will create sustainable energy in the future.

The four biggest energy sources--oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium--currently power our earth. What would happen to our society if we experienced severe shortages of one or more of these resources? Such a glimpse into the future may become reality sooner than we think. Oil production is soon expected to begin a rapid descent, with natural gas in close pursuit. Powering Our Future is an educational tool that opens the door to a future fueled by sustainable, renewable energy. Consumers will learn:

- How our world has become dependent on four nonrenewable resources. - How each resource impacts us politically, economically, and environmentally. - How renewable resources such as hydrogen, fuel cells, wind power, solar energy, hydropower, and more are waiting in the wings. - How the transition to renewable resources will take place, offering economically stable and environmentally safe choices.Powering Our Future is a solution-oriented guide that will empower you to make more informed choices as a voter, a contributor to a global economy, and a citizen of the earth.

ISBN: 9780595339297

ISBN-10: 9780595339297

Publisher: iUniverse

Publication Date: 05/31/2005 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/31/2005 - 12:00am

Pages: 380

Language: English



Environmental Science (see also Chemistry - Environmental)