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Author Black, Brian, 1966-
Title Alternative energy / Brian C. Black and Richard Flarend.
Imprint Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2010.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  TJ163.25.U6 B58 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # TJ163.25.U6 B58 2010
Phys. Description xx, 222 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Historical guides to controversial issues in America
Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : conceiving of alternative energy -- Human society's need for energy -- The industrial revolution and humans' high-energy existence -- Against the American grain : paths taken, paths declined -- The 1970s initiate an energy transition -- Assessing renewable and alternative energy technologies -- Redefining alternatives -- Appendix 1: Summaries of U.S. legislation provisions related to alternative energy -- Appendix 2: President Jimmy Carter's speech concerning energy, April 18, 1977 -- Appendix 3: President Jimmy Carter : the "crisis of confidence" speech, July 15, 1979 -- Appendix 4: Former Vice President Al Gore at New York University, July 17, 2008.
Summary This book is designed to provide report and debate of arguments covering the problems and promise of alternative fuels.
Subject Power resources -- United States.
Renewable energy sources -- United States.
Energy policy -- United States.
Alt Author Flarend, Richard.
ISBN 9780313344848 (hard copy : alk. paper)
0313344841 (hard copy : alk. paper)
9780313344855 (ebook)
031334485X (ebook)