Energy and American Society – Thirteen Myths

Energy and American Society – Thirteen Myths

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This book takes on a central quandary in the study of energy and environmental policy: What myths continue to exist in American culture concerning energy, the environment, and society? It enrolls twenty-four of the nationa€™s top experts working on energy policy to debunk and contextualize thirteen energy myths relating to electric power, renewable energy, energy efficiency, transportation, and climate change. The book will appeal to an international audience.... that this could be achieved by internal combustion engine vehicles running on reformulated gasoline (Romm, 2004b). The new generation of hybrids a€“ such as the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape a€“ have substantially raised the bar for future AFVs. ... tax credit for fuel-efficient hybrids and the large reduction in gasoline costs, even ignoring the performance benefits. ... hydrogen and oxygen generates energy, which can be used to power a car a€“ producing only water, not exhaust fumes.

Title:Energy and American Society – Thirteen Myths
Author:Benjamin K. Sovacool, Marilyn A. Brown
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-05-04


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