Is there wind, a silver bullet, that will take the US (and the world) beyond the current fossil fuel era?
In answering this question, you will aIDress these questions:
1: What are the pros and cons of the specific energy source you researched? Evaluate the pros and cons based on these criteria:
Renewable vs. non-renewable
Human health costs/risks
Risks to other species and other environmental resources
Amount of carbon dioxide generated
Availability in the US
2: Can your energy source stand alone to meet future energy needs?
Why or why not? To answer this consider:
The different uses of energy,
The expected demand for energy in the US and the world in the future,