9780802142498

The Long Emergency Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802142498

  • ISBN10:

    0802142494

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-02
  • Publisher: Grove Press

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Summary

A controversial hit that sparked debate among businessmen, environmentalists, and bloggers, The Long Emergency by James Howard Kunstler is an eye-opening look at the unprecedented challenges we face in the years ahead, as oil runs out and the global systems built on it are forced to change radically.

Table of Contents

Sleepwalking into the Future
1(21)
Modernity and the Fossil Fuels Dilemma
22(39)
Geopolitics and the Global Oil Peak
61(39)
Beyond Oil: Why Alternative Fuels Won't Rescue Us
100(47)
Nature Bites Back: Climate Change, Epidemic Disease, Water Scarcity, Habitat Destruction, and the Dark Side of the Industrial Age
147(38)
Running on Fumes: The Hallucinated Economy
185(50)
Living in the Long Emergency
235(74)
Epilogue 309

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