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Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 9780374166854 0374166854
OCLC Number: 234316165
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Where we are --
Where birds don't fly --
Today's date : 1 E.C.E. Today's weather : hot, flat, and crowded --
pt. 2. 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 --
pt. 3. 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) --
pt. 4. China --
Can red China become green China? --
pt. 5. America --
China for a day (but not for two) --
A democratic China, or a banana republic?
Responsibility: Thomas L. Friedman.
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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.

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