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Author Friedman, Thomas L.

Title Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America / Thomas L. Friedman.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.7052 FRI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    363.7052 FRI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 438 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents I. WHERE WE ARE. Where birds don't fly -- Today's date: 1 E.C.E. Today's weather: hot, flat, and crowded -- II. HOW WE GOT HERE. Our carbon copies (or, too many Americans) -- Fill 'er up with dictators -- Global weirding -- The age of Noah -- Energy poverty -- Green is the new red, white, and blue -- III. HOW WE MOVE FORWARD. 205 easy ways to save the earth -- The energy internet: when IT meets ET -- The Stone Age didn't end because we ran out of stones -- If it isn't boring, it isn't green -- A million Noahs, a million arks -- Outgreening al-Qaeda (or, buy one, get four free) -- IV. CHINA. Can red China become green China? -- V. AMERICA. China for a day (but not for two) -- A democratic China, or a banana republic?
Summary Friedman's bestseller "The World Is Flat" has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy.
Subject Green movement -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
United States -- Environmental conditions.
ISBN 9780374166854

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