Nuclear energy, with the potential to provide vast amounts of power, is a controversial topic. The science, history, and the controversy are explained here.
Recent advances in harnessing energy from the wind, sun, and tides are explored. People are encouraged to seek resources beyond fossil fuels.
Long known as a potential power source, geothermal energy - heated water from within the Earth - is now being tapped. This book outlines those efforts and looks to the future.
For years, people have used water power to provide electricity. This study recaps that history and describes exciting new techniques.
Oil is one of our most important natural resources. The searches for new sources - and options for alternative sources - are outlined here.
The country's "addiction" to oil is described and alternative energy potential from hydrogen is discussed.
This title provides information on Coal as a source of energy. It highlights the positives and negatives of coal and discusses clean coal technology.