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.Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Cent James Kunstler ... prowess during the cheap-oil fiesta was so marvelous that all future problems are (supposedly) guaranteed to be solved by similar applications of ingenuity. ... produced dreadful diminishing returns (e.g. , national epidemics of obesity and diabetes and the fiasco of suburban sprawl).
|Title||:||The Long Emergency|
|Publisher||:||Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2007-12-01|