The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Cent (Google eBook)

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Grove Press, Dec 1, 2007 - Political Science - 336 pages
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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.
  

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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

Excellent analysis. Well thought out. The premise and conclusions are depressing, but so is a earthquake or hurricane. Since you can't prevent them, you might as well be as ready as you can be. Read full review

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User Review  - pessoanongrata - LibraryThing

A bilious screed about the progression of our globalized economies based on fossil fuels. Laced with colorful speculative scenarios that may play out in the post-oil economic collapse; especially ... Read full review

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Contents

SLEEPWALKING INTO THE FUTURE
MODERNITY AND THE FOSSIL FUELS DILEMMA
18
GEOPOLITICS AND THE GLOBAL OIL PEAK
57
BEYOND OIL WHY ALTERNATIVE FUELS WONT RESCUE US
96
NATURE BITES BACK CLIMATE CHANGE EPIDEMIC DISEASE WATER SCARCITY HABITAT DESTRUCTION AND THE DARK SIDE OF ...
143
RUNNING ON FUMES THE HALLUCINATED ECONOMY
181
LIVING IN THE LONG EMERGENCY
231
EPILOGUE
305
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The Long Emergency : Rolling Stone
A few weeks ago, the price of oil ratcheted above fifty-five dollars a barrel, which is about twenty..
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CTV.ca | High gas prices portend 'The Long Emergency'
Author James Howard Kunstler says an impending oil shortage will reshape our society. But he fears the public isn't taking notice of the crises that could ...
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The Long Emergency: Surviving Catastophies of the 21st Century
"Books of Our Time", indepth interview: sinful consumption, dependence on fossil fuel, enough oil, Fossil fuel depletion, cornucopians, o.... Oct 30, 2005
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The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the ...
With his classics of social commentary The Geography of Nowhere and Home from Nowhere, James Howard Kunstler has established himself as one of the great ...
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Casaubon’s Book » Blog Archive » Dissecting the Long Emergency
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Peak Oil and the Coming Long Emergency
Peak Oil and "The Long Emergency". The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century. By James Howard Kunstler. ...
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Politics in the Zeros » The Long Emergency, by James Howard Kunstler
Bob Morris @ Sep 6th 2007 00:17 - Category: Peak oil · The Long Emergency. James Howard Kunsler. Subtitle: Surviving the End of the Oil, Climate Change, ...
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Piedmont Biofuels » Archive » The Long Emergency
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Searching For The Truth: The Long Emergency
The Long Emergency. The Long Emergency by James Howard Kunstler. Jim Kunstler is a familiar face to those who follow the Peak Oil debate. ...
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Peak Oil News: The Long Emergency
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About the author (2007)

James Howard Kunstler is a frequent contributor to the "New James Howard Kunstler is a frequent contributor to the "New York Times Magazine" and is the author of eight novels. He nYork Times Magazine" and is the author of eight novels. He now lives in Saratoga Springs, New York. ow lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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