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Main Title Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America /
Author Friedman, Thomas L.
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 234316165
ISBN 9780374166854; 0374166854
Subjects Green movement--United States ; United States--Social conditions--1980- ; United States--Environmental conditions ; environmental policies ; energy policies ; climatic change ; environmental protection ; socioeconomic organization ; government ; usa ; china ; Ecology ; Erneuerung--(DE-588)4152832-3 ; èOkologische Bewegung--(DE-588)4115439-3 ; USA--(DE-588)4078704-7 ; Energy policy--United States ; Climate--Government policy--United States ; Energy resources--United States ; Renewable energy resources--United States ; Environmental policy--United States ; Miljèopolitik--Fèorenta staterna ; Miljèofrêagor--Fèorenta staterna ; Grèona rèorelsen--Fèorenta staterna ; Green technology--United States ; Climatic changes ; Power resources--Environmental aspects
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  HD9502.U52F75 2008 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 12/21/2009
EJDM  HD9502.U52F75 2008 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 08/03/2009
ELBM  GE197.F76 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/15/2015
EOAM  GE197.F76 2008 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 04/20/2010
ERAM  GE197 .F76 2008 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/04/2010
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 438 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Contents Notes
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? 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.