In the twenty-first century people use energy in a wide variety of ways - to power computers, to light and heat homes, to fly across the world and to manufacture goods. Almost all of this energy comes from fossil fuels. As these fuels begin to run out, what will replace them? This book examines:
the pros and cons of nuclear energy
geothermal and ambient energy - the energy beneath our feet and all around us
the great biofuel debate
harnessing energy from the sun, wind and water
energy in the future - hydrogen fuel cells and solar power from space.