The Future Is Not What It Used to Be
Climate Change and Energy Scarcity
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||MIT Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $28.95|
| Book Description: |
The future is not what it used to be because we can no longer rely on the comforting assumption that it will resemble the past. Past abundance of fuel, for example, does not imply unending abundance. Infinite growth on a finite planet is not possible.
In this book, J#65533;rg Friedrichs argues that industrial society itself is transitory, and he examines the prospects for our civilization's coming to terms with its two most imminent choke points: climate change and energy...