Energy is the single most important topic that will impact society in this century. In the twenty-first century, it is essential for every person to develop an understanding of energy. As consumers of energy, and decision-making citizens in matters related to energy and its effects on the environment and society, our graduates should have an appropriate understanding and knowledge of the issues related to energy and the environment.
Energy consumption has been growing exponentially, mirroring a society's state of development, while at the same time impacting our environment in many important and sensitive ways. To exercise sound decision making requires us to use critical thinking and reflection about core values, to safeguard our natural resources and preserve planet Earth.
At the top of each summary, write a citation for the journal article using APA format.
As you read this sample article, think about the inferred theoretical framework. If you follow the "bread crumb trail" of the works cited for this article, you can figure out what research or other writings the author was was using to help support his or her hypothesis or research.
Plugging in to the sun (National Geographic, 2009)