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Energy -- Its Mystique, Uses, and Consequences

Can Solar, Wind, Batteries, and Nuclear Replace Coal and Oil?

by
Wm. J. Veigele

Author of the popular Navy books PC Patrol Craft of World War II and Sea Bag of Memories



There is a mystique to energy. Itís a familiar word but a confusing concept. What is energy and what are the consequences of its use? This book provides that information. The author explains the concept of energy and illustrates wrong ideas people have about it. He presents a definition of and explains the different forms of energy, their sources, uses, and consequences. He clarifies nonrenewable and renewable energy. The book presents calculations of CO2 emissions. It shows how the new technologies electric automobiles, solar, wind, nuclear fusion, and others can reduce use of fossil fuels and decrease CO2 Calculations show how much energy is used and CO2 is generated from nonrenewable and renewable sources of energy. The author shows how to reduce them by conservation. He concludes that new technologies and renewable sources will not solve the short term problem of energy use and CO2 emissions. The book contains guidelines for long term solutions to energy shortages and the emission of green house gases.

Paper Back, 282 pages

ISBN-10: 1475094019
ISBN-13: 978-1475094015


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Author of the popular Navy books PC Patrol Craft of World War II and Sea Bag of Memories

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