Hot, Flat and Crowded – Thomas L. Friedman
What is happening to our natural resources? What kind of energy equation are we heading towards? How is America’s oil addiction fueling terrorism? Thomas L. Friedman tries to answer these and many other questions through his ground breaking book Hot, Flat and Crowded.
This book is a must read for all those willing to understand the future of our industries, economy, environment and lives. In his fascinatingly readable style Thomas L. Friedman explores the future of Green Revolution that will shape the next course of history.
We can no longer go on depleting our natural resources and irreparably damage our environment to fuel our insatiable appetite for growth. There has to be a more sustainable and feasible solution to address our energy demands and growth. This book opens up a whole new world of possibilities for sustainable human development.
The American way of life is simply impossible to replicate on the scale of countries like India and China. Our planet would be devastated if India and China follow the same development pattern as that of America. The central theme of the book is one of re-looking at our energy equations to innovate for a greener tomorrow. If you want to know in which direction the future of humanity is headed, read this book.