The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Cent

The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Cent

The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Cent

The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Cent

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802142498
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/02/2006
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

James Howard Kunstler is the author of eight novels. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and an editor for Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Sunday Magazine. He lives in upstate New York.

Table of Contents

1Sleepwalking into the Future1
2Modernity and the Fossil Fuels Dilemma22
3Geopolitics and the Global Oil Peak61
4Beyond Oil: Why Alternative Fuels Won't Rescue Us100
5Nature Bites Back: Climate Change, Epidemic Disease, Water Scarcity, Habitat Destruction, and the Dark Side of the Industrial Age147
6Running on Fumes: The Hallucinated Economy185
7Living in the Long Emergency235
Epilogue309
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