The Pros and Cons of Wind Power
The Rosen Publishing Group, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Discusses the issues surrounding wind power, including an overview of the energy crisis, the wind turbine, opposition to wind turbines, the environmental consequences, and the future of wind power.
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