The Post Carbon Reader : Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crises (Paperback)

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In the 20th century, cheap and abundant energy brought previously unimaginable advances in health, wealth, and technology, and fed an explosion in population and consumption. But this growth came at an incredible cost. Climate change, peak oil, freshwater depletion, species extinction, and a host of economic and social problems now challenge us as never before. "The Post Carbon Reader" features articles by some of the world''s most provocative thinkers on the key drivers shaping this new century, from renewable energy and urban agriculture to social justice and systems resilience. This unprecedented collection takes a hard-nosed look at the interconnected threats of our global sustainability quandary--as well as the most promising responses. "The Post Carbon Reader" is a valuable resource for policymakers, college classrooms, and concerned citizens.

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Publisher Pgw
Mfg Part# 9780970950062
SKU 216233092
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0970950063
Release Date 11/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 1.25T
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Editors Note In the 20th century, cheap and abundant energy brought previously unimaginable advances in health, wealth, and technology, and fed an explosion in population and consumption. But this growth came at an incredible cost. Climate change, peak oil, freshwater depletion, species extinction, and a host of economic and social problems now challenge us as never before. The Post Carbon Reader features articles by some of the world's most provocative thinkers on the key drivers shaping this new century, from renewable energy and urban agriculture to social justice and systems resilience. This unprecedented collection takes a hard-nosed look at the interconnected threats of our global sustainability quandary--as well as the most promising responses. The Post Carbon Reader is a valuable resource for policymakers, college classrooms, and concerned citizens.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0523
Publisher Watershed Media

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