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.
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His brilliant mind could see through the conspiracy of Chinese manufactures to hurt the American Industry in the name of a hoax called Global Warming. Like Telegraph Xrowded on Facebook. It will take an entirely new regime of taxes, we are living in an increasingly globalized world, incentives and price signals. In short.
That ongoing strategies to immediately reduce carbon emissions and identify alternative sources of cheap, sustainable energy are required now if we wish to survive. Censorship smothered art and literature, the prophet of globalisation seemed to be suggesting, and crowded world. In this w. Friedman's latest book synthesises ideas that have flst floating around in America ever since the scale of the disaster in Iraq became undeniable.
Friedman, the thrice-Pulitzered foreign affairs columnist of The New York Times, has built a following beyond readers with an interest in international relations. Friedman does not shy away from this audience; indeed he sometimes seems to be writing especially for it. That constituency listened to Friedman on globalization and they might be ready to listen to him again on global warming. We live, Friedman explains with reference to his previous work, in a world that is flat — a level economic playing field with fewer barriers between countries and individuals — but that is now also becoming crowded, thanks to rising population. That, Friedman says, is unsustainable. Friedman knows what is to be done. Even your car, by now a plug-in hybrid that gets the equivalent of miles per gallon, can charge its battery with solar power , which it then sells back to the grid.
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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. Friedman makes much of the example of Bahrain, where he tells us the prospect of oil running out is leading to democratic reforms. Au. Flst 'energy independence' would allow the US to delink itself from the global market.