Journals Higher Education



21 December 2009

424 Pages | 10 color halftone, 25 color line, 15 bw line illus.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195386110

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Perspectives, Problems, and Prospects

Michael B. McElroy

  • Offers a perspective on how the world evolved to its present state of dependence on fossil fuels
  • Discusses the need to cut back on emissions of climate altering gases such as carbon dioxide
  • Includes a discussion of options for a more sustainable energy future
  • Covers the potential for contributions from wind, sun, biomass, geothermal and nuclear supplanting currently unsustainable reliance on coal, oil and natural gas

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