Hot, Flat, and Crowded | Thomas L. FriedmanThomas L. These factors are all connected, and taken together require our immediate and sustained action in order to save humanity and our home. More people equal more people to feed. It means a larger number of people consuming resources. Yet growth and increased consumption are inevitable results of more people living with higher standards like individualized transit the number of individuals purchasing cars is skyrocketing in India and communications like cell phones and computers, which require electricity to power them , and a global food chain. In short, we are living in an increasingly globalized world.
Review: Hot, Flat and Crowded. Why the World Needs a Green Revolution by Thomas L. Friedman
Want to Read Currently Reading Read! It's about us. If you've been reading his columns since "The World is Flat" there isn't much new here, but he does synthesize it all very well. Aug 01, Donna rated it it was amazing Shelves: general-nonfiction.
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When you have oil as a natural resource it usually does not promote innovation, equal rights. Here's what needs to happen: 1. Shop Books. If his assumptions were correct this book would be very sad. My second time to read a book by Thomas L.
Thomas L. Friedman's no. Now Friedman brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy—both of which could poison our world if we do not act quickly and collectively. His argument speaks to all of us who are concerned about the state of America in the global future. Friedman proposes that an ambitious national strategy— which he calls "Geo-Greenism"—is not only what we need to save the planet from overheating; it is what we need to make America healthier, richer, more innovative, more productive, and more secure.
Like Telegraph Books on Facebook. 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. A good editor should have cleaned up this book. View all anc comments.
How has the world changed since the publication of Friedman's earlier books. Permission to reproduce the material in any manner or medium must be secured from the Publisher. What is the best way to balance the need for energy in these regions with the destructive effects of powersupply emissions. Booj if you are not an optimist, you have no chance of generating the kind of mass movement needed to achieve the needed scale.