Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air

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A book exploring our population’s addiction to fossil fuels and the problems faced with sustainability. Discussed are the issues faced with our dependency on fossil fuels and how advanced technologies can be applied to improve our environment and sustainability.

Description:
In his book, MacKay explores our population's addiction to fossil fuels and the problems faced with sustainability. Two issues faced with fossil fuels are they will eventually run out and they are harming our environment during use. McKay does not give one simple solution to the problem, but contrasts various advanced technologies and how they may be applied to improve our environment and sustainability. More information may be found at  Sustainable Energy - without the hot air .
Classification:
Alternative Fuels and Lubricants
Energy Policy
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Post-production: Service, Reuse, and Recycling
Resource Type:
Book
Institution:
University of Cambridge
Author & Title:
David MacKay - Professor of Natural Philosophy
Date Developed:
Monday, November 03, 2008
Keywords:
Efficiency,Fossil Fuels,Renewable Energy,Solar,Wind
Education Level:
High School (9-12)
Undergrad Students (13-14)
Audience:
General Public
Students

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