Energy for Future Presidents
The Science Behind the Headlines
The author of Physics for Future Presidents returns to educate all of us on the most crucial conundrum facing the nation: energy.
The near-meltdown of
Fukushima, the upheavals in the Middle East, the BP oil rig explosion, and the
looming reality of global warming have reminded the president and all U.S.
citizens that nothing has more impact on our lives than the supply of and
demand for energy. Its procurement dominates our economy and foreign policy
more than any other factor. But the “energy question” is more confusing,
contentious, and complicated than ever before. We need to know if nuclear power
will ever really be safe. We need to know if solar and wind power will ever
really be viable. And we desperately need to know if the natural gas deposits
in Pennsylvania are a windfall of historic proportions or a false hope that
will create more problems than solutions. Richard A. Muller provides all the
answers in this must-read guide to our energy priorities now and in the coming
- August 2012
- 6.5 × 9.6 in
/ 368 pages
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Also by Richard A. Muller