What is energy and why is it so important to our lives? What are the concerns aobut our use of this essential global resource? From fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas to renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power, this title looks at the issues surrounding energy use and how we can make sure we leave some for future generations.
Ewan Mcleish is a writer and lecturer on science and environmental issues, and former Director of the Council for Environmental Education. He has recentlry worked with teachers in the Cameroon, West Africa, developing education materials about the environment, including rainforests. He writes on a wide range of topics including science, geography and the environment.