TITLE

LOOKING FOR RENEWABLE RESOURCES

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2002, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Scientists are trying to find more sources of energy that will reduce pollution and save some of the fossil fuels. People are using several types of renewable resources.Some of these forms of energy exist in an unlimited supply. Solar power uses energy directly from sunlight. Hydropower uses water to power a generator which produces electricity. Windmills can be used to drive machinery and wind turbines can be used to generate electricity. Biomass energy burns wood from trees and other plants, animal wastes, and garbage to produce heat with less pollution than fossil fuels release. Geothermal energy is energy that comes from the hot, molten rock inside Earth.
ACCESSION #
8539858

 

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