Energy Resources: Alternative Energy in Perspective

Course Level 2: Intermediate

Estimated Study Time: 3-4 hours

Alternative energy sources are seen by many people as potential solutions to the many economic and environmental challenges posed by the current dominance of world energy supply by fossil and nuclear fuels. Just how realistic are these hopes? This course summarizes the technical and geographic challenges posed by each alternative source. It is left to you to judge the feasibility of implementing these changes against the claims for ‘alternative’ solutions to global energy challenges that are regularly made.

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