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Renewable Energy

ISBN-10: 0737742275

ISBN-13: 9780737742275

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jacqueline Langwith

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Presents articles both supporting and opposing issues related to renewable energy, including what is renewable energy, if it is beneficial to the environment, and how the government should regulate it.
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Book details

List price: $33.80
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Publication date: 9/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Introduction
What Is Renewable Energy?
Chapter Preface
Renewable Energy: An Overview
Nuclear Power Is Renewable
Nuclear Power Is Not Renewable
Energy from Garbage Is Renewable
Energy from Garbage Is Not Renewable
Manure Processed in Methane Digesters Is Renewable
Manure Processed in Methane Digesters Should Not Be Considered Renewable
Periodical Bibliography
Is Renewable Energy Beneficial?
Chapter Preface
Renewable Energy Is Necessary to Reduce Global Warming
Renewable Energy Is Economically Beneficial
Renewable Energy Is Economically Costly
Renewable Energy Is Beneficial for the Environment
Renewable Energy Is Not Beneficial for the Environment
Hydrogen Is Not a Practical Fuel Source
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Are the Best Hope for the Future
Periodical Bibliography
What Are the Benefits of Ethanol as a Renewable Transportation Fuel?
Chapter Preface
Using Ethanol as Fuel Is Beneficial
Using Ethanol as Fuel Is Not Beneficial
Producing Ethanol from Cellulose Is Beneficial
Producing Ethanol from Cellulose Is Not Beneficial
Producing Ethanol from Corn Will Hurt Food Supplies
Producing Ethanol from Corn Will Not Hurt Food Supplies
Periodical Bibliography
How Should the Government Promote Renewable Energy and Fuels?
Chapter Preface
A National Renewable Fuels Standard Is Beneficial
Implementation and Environmental Concerns Surround the National Renewable Fuel Standard
A National Renewable Portfolio Standard Is Beneficial
A National Renewable Portfolio Standard Is Not Completely Beneficial
Net Metering Programs Are Good Policies
Net Metering Programs Could Hurt Electric Utilities
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
Index