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The long emergency : surviving the end of oil, climate change, and other converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century

Author: James Howard Kunstler
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2006, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The depletion of nonrenewable fossil fuels is about to radically change life much sooner than anticipated. This title describes what to expect after the honeymoon of affordable energy is over,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Howard Kunstler
ISBN: 0802142494 9780802142498
OCLC Number: 69846129
Description: vii, 324 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sleepwalking into the future --
Modernity and the fossil fuels dilemma --
Geopolitics and the global oil peak --
Beyond oil : why alternative fuels won't rescue us --
Nature bites back : climate change, epidemic disease, water scarcity, habitat destruction, and the dark side of the industrial age --
Running on fumes : the hallucinated economy --
Living in the long emergency.
Responsibility: James Howard Kunstler.

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