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The long emergency : surviving the end of oil, climate change, and other converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century / James Howard Kunstler.

by Kunstler, James Howard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : Grove Press, c2006, c2005Description: vii, 324 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0802142494.Subject(s): 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 aspectsDDC classification: 303.4973 K96
Contents:
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 -- Epilogue.
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Includes bibliographical references.

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 -- Epilogue.

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