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Hot, flat, and crowded

why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America

1st ed.
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This edition was published in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York.

Written in English

438 pages

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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Cover of: Hot, flat, and crowded
Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution--and how it can renew America
2009, Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Paperback in English - 1st Picador ed.
Cover of: Hot, flat, and crowded
Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America
2008, Thorndike Press
in English - Large print ed.
Cover of: Hot, flat, and crowded
Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America
2008, Thorndike Press
in English - Large print ed.
Cover of: Hot, flat, and crowded
Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America
2008, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Hot, flat, and crowded

why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America

1st ed.

This edition was published in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York.


Edition Description

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.

Table of Contents

I. WHERE WE ARE. Where birds don't fly
Today's date: 1 E.C.E. Today's weather: hot, flat, and crowded
II. 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
III. 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)
IV. CHINA. Can red China become green China?
V. AMERICA. China for a day (but not for two)
A democratic China, or a banana republic?

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
320.5/8
Library of Congress
GE197 .F75 2008b, GE197 .F76 2008

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL20964240M
Internet Archive
hotflatcrowded00frie
ISBN 10
0374166854
ISBN 13
9780374166854
LC Control Number
2008930589
OCLC/WorldCat
234316165
Library Thing
5413834
Goodreads
2358737

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