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Authoritative and accessible, this book provides a balanced survey of the history of U.S. energy policies, political divisions over energy choices, and the pros and cons of various energy options in the 21st century.
• Frames the central arguments of lawmakers, activists, industries, and scientists arguing for and against various energy sources via informative primary documents
• Presents authoritative and impartial information that provides vital context for readers to fully understand the circumstances under which the featured primary sources were created
• Examines the implications of conventional and alternative energy sources, including oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, and nuclear