Table of Contents for Energy Demands

Chapter One: Energy needs 4
This chapter outlines the world's energy needs and how we organize resources to meet them. It shows that we have to choose our energy sources with care.
Chapter Two: Finite fuels 10
For some time the industrialized world has used coal, oil and natural gas to meet its energy needs, but these contribute to the greenhouse effect. Nuclear fuel has other disadvantages, but the main problem with these fuels is that they are not renewable.
Chapter Three: Sustainable fuels 20
Renewable sources of energy include hydropower, tidal power, wave power, solar energy, wind power and biofuels.
Chapter Four: Facing up to the future 30
This includes energy conservation, using renewable energy and international cooperation on how to manage energy.
Glossary 35
Index 36