Energy supplies, sustainability, and costs / Sandra M. Alters

Author(s): Alters, Sandra
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Subjects: Power resources--United States
Energy consumption--United States--Statistics
Petroleum
Natural gas
Coal
Fossil fuels
Nuclear energy
Renewable energy sources
Petroleum reserves
Natural gas reserves
Coal reserves
Uranium as fuel
Electric power
Energy conservation
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2009 ed
Published: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2009
Series: Information Plus reference series
Information Plus reference series
Gale virtual reference library
LC Classification: T, TJ
Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 147 p.) : ill
Alternate Titles: In: OhioLINK electronic book center (OCoLC)180989150
Original: viii, 147 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 9781414433738 1414433735
Additional Authors: Gale (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9781414457604 (electronic book)
ISBN: 141445760X (electronic book)
"Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Summary: Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: An energy overview -- Oil -- Natural gas -- Coal -- Nuclear energy -- Renewable energy -- Energy reserves-oil, gas, coal, and uranium -- Electricity -- Energy conservation
"ISSN 1534-1585."
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale, 2009. (Gale virtual reference library) Available via World Wide Web
OCLC Number: 319034030
ISBN/ISSN: 9781414457604
141445760X