Full Title: What You Need to Know About Energy
National Academy of Sciences
Publisher(s): National Academy of Sciences
Publication Date: 1/2008
Language: English
Length: 37 pages, PDF


Description (excerpt):

American society, with a standard of living unprecedented in human history, can attribute a large measure of its success to increasingly sophisticated uses of energy. The strength of industry, the speed of transportation, the myriad comforts and conveniences of home and workplace, and the security of the nation all derive from ever more ingenious provision and application of various sources and forms of energy.