Environment Science

Environment Science

Deliverable Length: 2–3 pages
Details: Your organization is about to review its energy use and develop an energy plan, including as many renewable power sources as possible. You have been asked to prepare a research paper for upper management about fossil fuel, nuclear energy, and alternative or green power sources.

You will prepare a research paper to discuss the following topics:

  • Discuss the law of conservation of energy with an explanation of how this law applies to energy use and energy conversions.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of the following:
    • Fossil fuel: oil, natural gas, and coal
    • Nuclear energy
    • Solar energy
    • Wind power
    • Water (hydro) power
    • Bioconversion (biofuel)
  • Research and discuss 2 provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, including the possibility of tax incentives.

This is an APA research paper, and sources should be referenced and cited in APA style.