Alternative energy / Brian C. Black and Richard Flarend

Author(s): Black, Brian, 1966-
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Subjects: Power resources--United States
Renewable energy sources--United States
Energy policy--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2010
Series: Historical guides to controversial issues in America
Historical guides to controversial issues in America
LC Classification: T, TJ
Physical Description: xx, 222 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Conceiving of Alternative Energy
1. Human Society's Need for Energy
2. The Industrial Revolution and Humans' High-Energy Existence
3. Against the American Grain: Paths Taken, Paths Declined
4. The 1970s Initiate an Energy Transition
5. Assessing Renewable and Alternative Energy Technologies
6. Redefining Alternatives
Appendix 1. Summaries of U.S. Legislation Provisions Related to Alternative Energy
Appendix 2. President Jimmy Carter's Speech Concerning Energy, April 18, 1977
Appendix 3. President Jimmy Carter: The "Crisis of Confidence" Speech, July 15, 1979
Appendix 4. Former Vice President Al Gore at New York University, July 17, 2008
Additional Authors: Flarend, Richard
Notes: LCCN: 2009041741
ISBN: 9780313344848 (hard copy : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0313344841 (hard copy : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780313344855 (ebook)
ISBN: 031334485X (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 243548367
ISBN/ISSN: 9780313344848