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Methods for Evaluating Information Sources: an annotated catalogue
Citation Check Up
Read the section you've been assigned to from "10 Ways Fossel Fuels Improve Our Daily Lives," And check on any documents cited in that section which are given in the next box below. Use the same evaluation checklist you used for the websites about climate change. Answer the questions on the CENG 161_Worksheet. Be prepared to discuss your findings.
10 Ways Fossil Fuels Improve Our Daily Lives - Documents cited
America's Unconventional Energy Opportunity by the Boston Consulting Group
Porter, M.E., Gee, D.S., and Pope, G.J. (2015, June), America’s Unconventional Energy Opportunity: A win-win plan for the economy, the environment, and a lower-carbon, cleaner-energy future. Boston Consulting Group and Harvard Business School. Cited in point #05. Co-author: Harvard Business School.
Can the World Economy Survive Without Fossil Fuels
Elliott, L. (2015, April 8). “Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels?” The Guardian (U.S. edition).
Fight proverty: use fossil fuels
Bailey, R. (2015, January 16). “Fight Poverty: Use Fossil Fuels,” [Review of the Moral Case for Fossil Fuels]. Reason: Free minds and free markets.
Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet
Epstein, Alex and the Center for Industrial Progress. n.d. Fossil fuels improve the planet.
How Fossil Fuels Cleaned Up Our Environment
Epstein, A.J. (2015, January 28). “How fossil fuels cleaned up our environment,” Forbes.com.
How much of U.S. energy consumption and electricity generation comes from renewable energy sources?
U.S. Energy Information Administration. Independent Statistics and Analysis. (Last updated: 2018, May 18) “How much of U.S. energy consumption and electricity generation comes from renewable energy sources?” Retrieved from: http://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.cfm?id=92&t=4
Cited in point #02
How Much Petroleum Does the United States Import and Export?
U.S. Energy Information Administration. Independent Statistics and Analysis. (Last updated: 2018, April 4) “How much petroleum does the United States import and export?” Retrieved from: http://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.cfm?id=727&t=6 Cited in point #03
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
Epstein, A.J. (2014). The moral case for fossil fuels. New York: Penguin Group.
(Cited in points #01, 02, 06, 08, 09, 10)
Nature, Not Only Mankind, Saved by Fossill Fuels
Goklany, I. (2013, January 25). “Nature, not only mankind, saved by fossil fuels.” [Blog post] Cited in point #04.
A Guide to Understanding Global Temperature Data