Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America
This Independence Day edition of Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011.A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
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A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year
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.
Friedman explains how global warming, rapidly growing populations, and the expansion of the world’s middle class through globalization have produced a dangerously unstable planet--one that is "hot, flat, and crowded." In this Release 2.0 edition, he also shows how the very habits that led us to ravage the natural world led to the meltdown of the financial markets and the Great Recession. The challenge of a sustainable way of life presents the United States with an opportunity not only to rebuild its economy, but to lead the world in radically innovating toward cleaner energy. And it could inspire Americans to something we haven't seen in a long time--nation-building in America--by summoning the intelligence, creativity, and concern for the common good that are our greatest national resources.
Hot, Flat, and Crowded is classic Thomas L. Friedman: fearless, incisive, forward-looking, and rich in surprising common sense about the challenge--and the promise--of the future.
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Review: Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew AmericaUser Review - Audrey - Goodreads
This is a really great reference book for climate change issues and arguments. It is difficult to read cover to cover but individual chapters are essential to understanding the complexities of the ... Read full review
Review: Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew AmericaUser Review - Beverly Diehl - Goodreads
Many people would rather have a root canal than read a non-fiction book about economics, especially one that doesn't paint a glowing picture of the future. Hot - the result of global climate change ... Read full review
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