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Title Energy alternatives / David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Vickey Kalambakal, book editors.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2010]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  333.794 ENE    AVAILABLE
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Description 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Are alternative energy sources necessary? Peaks in global oil production rates are imminent / David Strahan ; Peaks in global oil production rates will not be reached for many years / Michael Lynch ; Energy independence is a reachable goal / George Allen ; Energy independence is a myth / Robert Bryce -- What alternative energy sources should be pursued? Clean coal can supply U.S. energy needs / Gregory H. Boyce ; Clean coal doesn't exist / Kari Lydersen ; Plants used in manufacturing biofuels can be cultivated on unused lands / Paul Bardos et al. ; Biofuel cultivation will harm the environment and marginalize populations / Helena Paul ; Renewable energy sources can meet America's energy demands / Chris Flavin and Janet Sawin ; Renewable energy sources cannot meet America's energy demands / William Tucker -- Should alternatives to gasoline-powered vehicles be pursued? Ethanol takes food from the hungry to use as fuel / Donnie Johnston ; Ethanol does not use food for fuel / Tom Daschle ; Biodiesel will reduce oil dependence and greenhouse gas emissions / Fuel Oil News ; Biodiesel will not significantly reduce oil dependence / Max Schulz -- What should be the government's role in advancing alternative energy? Government investment is necessary to further develop alternative energy / Steven Chu ; Government programs would be ineffective at developing alternative energy / Ed Hiserodt ; The government should subsidize the creation of green jobs / Melissa Bradley-Burns ; The government should not subsidize the creation of green jobs / Institute for Energy Research ; It is unclear whether President Obama's energy policies go far enough to save the planet / Carl Etnier ; President Obama's energy policies will be costly for the American public / William P. Hoar.
Subject Renewable energy sources.
Added Author Haugen, David M., 1969-
Musser, Susan.
Kalambakal, Vickey.
ISBN 9780737749632 (pbk.)
0737749636 (pbk.)
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