Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America / Thomas L. Friedman.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
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?
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.