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Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America



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In This Brilliant, Essential Book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman speaks to America's urgent need for national renewal and explains how a green revolution can bring about both a sustainable environment and a sustainable America.

Author Biography

THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work with The New York Times, where he serves as the foreign affairs columnist. He is the author of From Beirut to Jerusalem (1989), The Lexus and the Olive Tree (1999), Longitudes and Attitudes (2002), and The World is Flat (2005). He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Release 2.0 Editionp. ix
When the Market and Mother Nature Hit the Wall
Why Citibank, Iceland's Banks, and the Ice Banks of Antarctica All Melted Down at the Same Timep. 3
Dumb As We Wanna Bep. 28
The Re-Generationp. 49
Where We Are
Today's Date: 1 E.C.E. Today's Weather: Hot, Flat, and Crowdedp. 63
Our Carbon Copies (or, Too Many Americans)p. 85
Fill 'Er Up with Dictatorsp. 110
Global Weirdingp. 146
The Age of Noahp. 180
Energy Povertyp. 194
Green Is the New Red, White, and Bluep. 210
How We Move Forward
205 Easy Ways to Save the Earthp. 249
The Energy Internet: When It Meets ETp. 263
The Stone Age Didn't End Because We Ran Out of Stonesp. 288
If It Isn't Boring, It Isn't Greenp. 320
A Million Noahs, a Million Arksp. 353
Outgreening al-Qaeda (or, Buy One, Get Four Free)p. 373
Can Red China Become Green China?p. 399
China for a Day (but Not for Two)p. 429
A Democratic China, or a Banana Republic?p. 456
Acknowledgmentsp. 477
Indexp. 485
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