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$20 per gallon : how the inevitable rise in the price of gasoline will change our lives for the better

Author: Christopher Steiner
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Steiner, an engineer by training sees how a simple but constant rise in oil and related prices will re-structure our lifestyle, from telecommuting to migrating to milder areas and staying closer to our jobs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Steiner, Christopher.
$20 per gallon.
New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009
(OCoLC)619611439
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Steiner
ISBN: 9780446549547 0446549541
OCLC Number: 297206862
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: $4 Prologue: The Road to $20 and Civilization Renovation --
Ch. $6. Society Change and the Dead SUV --
Ch. $8. The Skies Will Empty --
Ch. $10. The Car Diminished but Reborn --
Ch. $12. Urban Revolution and Suburban Decay --
Ch. $14. The Fate of Small Towns, U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance, and Our Material World --
Ch. $16. The Food Web Deconstructed --
Ch. $18. Renaissance of the Rails --
Ch. $20. The Future of Energy --
$20 Epilogue.
Other Titles: Twenty dollars per gallon
Responsibility: Christopher Steiner.

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