Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Brown is Founder and President of the Worldwatch Institute.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393337198
ISBN-10: 0393337197
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: October 2009
Pages: 368
Language: English