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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen Leeb; Greg Dorsey
|ISBN:||9780446576239 0446576239 9780446576246 0446576247 1455519243 9781455519248|
|Description:||xxv, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The enlightened ruler lays his plans well ahead --
China's environmental smokescreen --
Peak oil has arrived --
and peak coal isn't far behind --
Blind to copper realities --
Rare earth elements are getting rarer --
and China has them --
Other critical commodities and China's global land grab --
The rise of resource nationalism --
Why dealing with declining resources is easier for China --
The limits of Western democracy in dealing with critical problems : Tiananmen Square versus 9/11 --
Responses to the financial crisis of 2008 --
The other critical metal : gold --
China's additional strengths --
Potential pitfalls : China's infrastructure, food, and water --
A message for America from Confucius.
|Responsibility:||Stephen Leeb with Gregory Dorsey.|
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Very much worth reading for all Americans
America is in a race with China that will go a long way toward determining our future quality of life. Few Americans know that this race is underway.
World supplies are growing very tight of certain key minerals (sometimes called strategic minerals) that are absolutely vital for the smooth...
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by dkrexon updated 2012-10-04