Each Issues That Concern You title deals with a subject likely to affect students or someone they know. Recognizing the intimate relationship between subject and reader, the series weaves together different points of view to make these complex issues less intimidating and more accessible. Colorful photos, charts, graphs, tables and editorial cartoons reinforce text and present data; resources for further research round out each volume.
This title examines the potential and possibilities of alternative sources of energy, providing an overview of current opinion and research on a range of green energy solutions. Topics include biofuels, nuclear energy, and hydrogen fuel cells, as well as solar, wind, wave, and geothermal power. An array of statistics that illuminate public attitudes about alternative energy is also presented.
"This series presents books that are compilations of articles on topics that can help students make informed decisions about serious issues. Recommendations: I would highly recommend this book/series for middle school and high school collections, as well as public library collections."
--Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2011
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