Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy

Online resource
Trends in the declining supply of fossil fuels, growing demand for electricity, and controversies surrounding nuclear power and the impact of energy use on the environment are making the understanding of energy an increasingly vital topic. This set provides an important multidisciplinary overview of the many related topics in language that is accessible to a wide range of users. Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.