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Hett, platt och trångt : [varför vi behöver en grön revolution] (2008)

av Thomas L. Friedman

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New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman brings his unique point of view to the red hot topic of global climate change. Here he proposes a national plan for going green that will not only benefit the earth, but also make America's economy stronger and its borders more secure.… (mer)
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    The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century av Thomas L. Friedman (skyiscool)
    skyiscool: Hot, Flat, and Crowded builds off many of the topics that Friedman presents in The World Is Flat. Although both books adequately stand on their own, they together form an informed and powerful worldview.
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I agree with Friedman but I didn't like his presentation, which tended to be repetitive and oversimplified. ( )
  tombrown | Feb 21, 2020 |
I'm still reading this book, but I'm disappointed with his section on 'crowded'.

Friedman mentions (correctly) that there will be 9.6 billion people on the planet in 2053. What he fails to mention is that 9.6 is probably going to be the maximum population and that from then on will slowly decline to less than 9.6.

Not mentioning this makes it appear that the population will continue to grow for ever larger for those who aren't up on their demographics.

The book is also preaching to Americans, which I'm not - so the whole book comes off a little whiny to me. ( )
  scottkirkwood | Dec 4, 2018 |
In this brilliant, essential book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. 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 explains how global warming, rapidly growing populations, and the expansion of the world's middle class through globalization have produced a dangerously unstable planet--one that is "hot, flat, and crowded." In this Release 2.0 edition, he also shows how the very habits that led us to ravage the natural world led to the meltdown of the financial markets and the Great Recession. The challenge of a sustainable way of life presents the United States with an opportunity not only to rebuild its economy, but to lead the world in radically innovating toward cleaner energy. And it could inspire Americans to something we haven't seen in a long time--nation-building in America--by summoning the intelligence, creativity, and concern for the common good that are our greatest national resources.

Hot, Flat, and Crowded is classic Thomas L. Friedman: fearless, incisive, forward-looking, and rich in surprising common sense about the challenge--and the promise--of the future
  tony_sturges | Oct 11, 2017 |
Why we need a green revolution - and how it can renew America
  jhawn | Jul 31, 2017 |
This took me a long time to read - I was trying to finish it last year - I think the reason it took me so long is because I was pretty depressed that we probably won't see much happen in the US with some of the great ideas in this book anytime soon. It was written when oil prices were hovering around $140/barrel; I don't see the current administration pushing a green revolution to tackle the combined problems that a hot, flat and crowded world intensifies. Friedman discusses how these problems (energy supply and demand, petropolitics, climate change, energy poverty and biodiversity) have developed and then ways in which we might combat them. Would be great if we could implement some of the proposed solutions in the book (to say the least...). ( )
  LisaMorr | Mar 2, 2017 |
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Where does a man who needs his own offshore drilling platform just to keep the east wing of his house heated get the balls to write a book chiding America for driving energy inefficient automobiles?

tillagd av lorax | ändraNew York Press, Matt Taibbi (Jan 14, 2009)
 
Why do we race to use up the earth’s non-renewable resources? How can we prevent the destruction of our ecosystem? Those are key questions posed in Tom Friedman’s follow-up to The World is Flat, entitled Hot, Flat, and Crowded
 
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