Saving the Planet Through Green Energy

Green energy and climate change are hot-button topics these days. Using simple language, this series helps readers understand green energy and how it can help the planet. Each book covers one type of energy commonly used in construction, for fuel, or to power our infrastructure. Full-color photos and in-depth information help the reader grasp each type of energy and its practical application in the real world.

  • Spring 2017
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    Fossil Fuels

    Fossil Fuels

    Colin Grady
    Readers may have heard the term “fossil fuels,” but they may not know exactly what they are. Oil, natural gas, and coal are fossil fuels, but they are not clean or renewable sources of energy. This book takes a look at the history of fossil fuels and how we burn them to make heat and electricity as well as what can be done to decrease our use of these fuels and why this change is important...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766082786
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    Geothermal Energy

    Geothermal Energy

    Colin Grady
    The heat that comes from inside Earth is called geothermal energy. This clean energy source is used to heat or cool buildings and to make electricity. Readers will learn about this renewable energy source, how we do not pollute when we use it, and the future plans for using this geothermal energy on a wider level...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766082823
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    Hydropower

    Hydropower

    Colin Grady
    Anyone who has been walloped by a large ocean wave or has watched water tumble down a tall waterfall knows the power of water. Readers will learn about hydropower throughout history and find out about the water cycle...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766082861
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    Nuclear Energy

    Nuclear Energy

    Colin Grady
    Readers will delight in learning more about nuclear energy when they read about nuclear power plants, nuclear fusion, and nuclear fission. They will learn what nuclear energy is exactly, how safe it is, and how it is used to make electricity to power our world...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766082908
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    Solar Energy

    Solar Energy

    Colin Grady
    The sun, responsible for life on our planet, is a valuable clean energy source that can lessen our dependence on fossil fuels. With color photos, a glossary, and simple text, this book explains how solar panels work, what passive solar power is, and how the sun can be used to make electricity...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766082946
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    Wind Energy

    Wind Energy

    Colin Grady
    People have been harnessing the power of wind for a long time. This renewable, clean energy source can power our high-tech world without creating as much pollution as fossil fuels do. Readers will learn about wind turbines and how they make electricity and what the future of wind power looks like...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766082984
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