There is an urgent need for new, clean, and sustainable forms of energy. Next Generation Energy looks at the pros and cons of traditional energy forms such as fossil fuels, and more sustainable energy forms, such as wave and solar power. Explore the ways in which scientists and governments are addressing climate change, reducing overconsumption in developed countries, and increasing sustainable energy in developing countries. Each book includes an activity that explores energy creation. Oil and gas trapped underground can be reached by drilling deep beneath the oceans and the ground. But these deposits may soon dry up. An alternative way to reach bigger deposits is fracking-fracture the rock underground. Discover how fracking harnesses supplies of gas and oil unreachable by drilling the challenges of this form of mining and the controversies surrounding it. Book jacket.
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Fracturing Rock to Reach Oil and Gas Underground
Next Generation Energy
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