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Energy Alternatives: Opposing Viewpoints Contents Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? Introduction <head n="1">Chapter 1: Are Alternative Energy Sources Necessary? Chapter Preface 1. The World Is Running Out of Oil Matthew Simmons, interviewed by Amanda Griscom Little 2. The World Is Not Running Out of Oil Daniel Yergin 3. A Transition to Renewable Energy Sources Is Necessary David Goodstein 4. A Transition to Renewable Energy Sources Is Not Feasible Paul Roberts 5. Alternative Energy Sources Are Necessary to Reduce U.S. Dependence on Foreign Oil Institute for the Analysis of Global Security 6. Replacing Foreign Oil Imports with Alternatives Would Be Disastrous Justin Fox Periodical Bibliography <head n="1">Chapter 2: Is Nuclear Power a Viable Energy Alternative? Chapter Preface 1. Nuclear Power Is the Energy of the Future John Ritch 2. Nuclear Power Is Not the Energy of the Future Helen Caldicott 3. Nuclear Power Is a Safe Alternative to Fossil Fuels Patrick Moore 4. Nuclear Power Is Not a Safe Alternative to Fossil Fuels Harvey Blatt 5. Nuclear Waste Can Be Handled Safely Matthew L. Wald 6. Nuclear Waste Cannot Be Handled Safely Mary Olson Periodical Bibliography <head n="1">Chapter 3: What Renewable Energy Sources Should Be Developed? Chapter Preface 1. Solar Power Can Help Fuel the Future Greenpeace and the European Photovoltaic Industry Association 2. Solar Power Is an Impractical Energy Source Michael Fox 3. Wind Power Should Be Pursued Jim Motavalli 4. The Drawbacks of Wind Power Far Outweigh the Benefits Eric Rosenbloom 5. Biomass Is a Proven Renewable Energy Resource U.S. Department of Energy 6. Geothermal Energy Is a Promising Alternative Energy Source National Geothermal Collaborative 7. Developing a Variety of Renewables Can Best Solve the Energy Crisis National Economic Council Periodical Bibliography <head n="1">Chapter 4: Should Alternatives to Fossil Fuels Be Pursued? Chapter Preface 1. Hydrogen Can Replace Petroleum-Based Automotive Fuels Tom Nicholls 2. Hydrogen Is Impractical as an Automotive Fuel David Keith and Alexander G. Farrell 3. Alternatives to Fossil Fuels Are the Long-Term Energy Solution David Friedman 4. Biofuels Are Clean and Affordable Alternatives Vivaj V. Vaitheeswaran 5. Plasma Technology Can Improve Fuel Efficiency Kevin Roark Periodical Bibliography For Further Discussion Organizations to Contact Bibliography of Books Index
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Renewable energy sources -- Juvenile literature.