Plan B 4.0

Plan B 4.0

Mobilizing to Save Civilization

Book - 2009
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"[Brown's] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable." -- Katherine Salant, Washington Post

"Lester Brown is one of the pioneers and heroes of global environmentalism. If the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize had been extended to a third recipient, the logical candidate would have been Lester Brown." -- E. O. Wilson

As fossil fuel prices rise, oil insecurity deepens, and concerns about climate change cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new energy economy is emerging. Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are replacing oil, coal, and natural gas, at a pace and on a scale we could not have imagined even a year ago. For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, we have begun investing in energy sources that can last forever. Plan B 4.0 explores both the nature of this transition to a new energy economy and how it will affect our daily lives.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393337198
0393337197
Characteristics: xiv, 368 p. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Plan B four point oh

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