Energy and the Environment
Energy and the environment is crucial to us all. There is evidence that our environmental problems are becoming more severe due to fossil fuels ... Show synopsis Energy and the environment is crucial to us all. There is evidence that our environmental problems are becoming more severe due to fossil fuels diminishing and underdeveloped countries becoming more energy dependent on the Western world. Dealing mainly with the core subject matter of energy concepts, resources, and applications, this text helps readers think beyond heat comes from the furnace, food comes from the shop, water comes from the tap, and petrol comes from the garage.. Covering all aspects of energy including use, fossil fuels, solar power, nuclear power, conservation, transportation, air pollution, and global effects, it discusses the impact of our energy use on the environment, and also the implications of alternative renewable energy resources, such as hydropower, wind power, biomass, and geothermal energy, for the future.