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author   LinkAlters, Sandra.
title   Energy [electronic resource] : supplies, sustainability, and costs / Sandra M. Alters. 
edition   2011 ed.
published   Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2011.
description   1 online resource (viii, 148 p.) : ill., maps.
series note   ( Information Plus reference series)
series   LinkInformation Plus reference series.
all locations   Availability
location   UMBC LibraryLibrary Info Reference E-Books Holdings  Availability
notes   "ISSN 1534-1585."
  "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
summary   Presents the latest information on U.S. energy consumption and production, compared with years past. Controversial issues such as the U.S. dependence on foreign oil, the possibility of exhausting fossil fuel supplies, and the harm done to the environment by mining, drilling, and pollution are explored.
notes   Includes bibliographical references and index.
contents   An energy overview -- Oil -- Natural gas -- Coal -- Nuclear energy -- Renewable energy -- Energy reserves-oil, gas, coal, and uranium -- Electricity -- Energy conservation.
subjects   LinkPower resources -- United States.
  LinkEnergy consumption -- United States -- Statistics.
  LinkNatural gas.
  LinkFossil fuels.
  LinkNuclear energy.
  LinkRenewable energy sources.
  LinkPetroleum reserves.
  LinkNatural gas reserves.
  LinkCoal reserves.
  LinkUranium as fuel.
  LinkElectric power.
  LinkEnergy conservation.
  LinkElectronic books.
format   Book
  Electronic Resources (all)
  Electronic Resources (online)
ISBN   9781414462929 (electronic book)
  1414462921 (electronic book)

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