Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America /

Friedman's bestseller "The World Is Flat" has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy. Full description

Main Author: Friedman, Thomas L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Where we are
  • Where birds don't fly
  • Today's date : 1 E.C.E. Today's weather : hot, flat, and crowded
  • pt. 2. How we got here
  • Our carbon copies (or, too many Americans)
  • Fill 'er up with dictators
  • Global weirding
  • The age of Noah
  • Energy poverty
  • Green is the new red, white, and blue
  • pt. 3. How we move forward
  • 205 easy ways to save the earth
  • The energy internet : when IT meets ET
  • The Stone Age didn't end because we ran out of stones
  • If it isn't boring, it isn't green
  • A million Noahs, a million arks
  • Outgreening al-Qaeda (or, buy one, get four free)
  • pt. 4. China
  • Can red China become green China?
  • pt. 5. America
  • China for a day (but not for two)
  • A democratic China, or a banana republic?

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