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The long emergency : surviving the converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century / James Howard Kunstler.

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Tipo de material
Libro
Autor
Kunstler, James Howard.
Publicación
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2005]
Publicación
©2005

Más detalles

Edición
First edition.
Descripción
vii, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliografía
Includes bibliographical references.
Contenido
Sleepwalking into the future -- Modernity and the fossil fuels dilemma -- Geopolitics and the global oil peak -- Beyond oil: why alternative fuels won't rescue us -- Nature bites back: climate change, epidemic disease, water scarcity, habitat destruction, and the dark side of the industrial age -- Running on fumes: the hallucinated economy -- Living in the long emergency.
Materia
Petroleum as fuel -- United States -- Social aspects.
Fossil fuels -- United States -- Social aspects.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Renewable energy sources -- United States -- Social aspects.
Climate and civilization.
Environmentalism -- United States -- Social aspects.
ISBN
0871138883