Hot, Flat, and Crowded (Why We Need A Green Revolution - And How It Can Renew America)
Hot Flat and Crowded - Why We Need A Green Revolution - And How It Can Renew America Author:Thomas L. Friedman Thomas L. Friedman is one of our brave new worlds bravest thinkers. Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, National Book Award winner, foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times and perpetually bestselling author of such paradigm-shifting books as The World Is Flat and Longitudes and Attitudes, Friedman has explored the perils and potential of ... more »our increasingly globalized world with a prophets fervor and insight. In Hot, Flat, and Crowded, hes taking on one of Earths most pressing problemsthe climate crisisand arguing that in saving the world, America can also save itself.
In this illuminating account, Friedman explains how 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the unprecedented connectivity and commerce enabled by the Internet have brought climate and energy issues to the forefront like never before. But the Green Revolution needed to harness these forces for the good of the planetand our economyhas yet to ignite. Calling for a World War II-level mobilization to create the clean technology breakthroughs that will power America throughout the rest of the century, Friedman appeals for the birth of the Greenest Generationlest this hot, flat, crowded world get hotter still.« less