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That means the true future of "peak" oil will not hit until 2030 or later.
When oil becomes too expensive for the masses, the result will be what he calls "The Long Emergency" which will be extremely painful at best and at worse catastrophic.
The word jeremiad is therefore very appropriate for Kunstler's book; he is trying to warn America of the danger it is in.
As is common, Kunstler presents a biased anthropocentric view of the emergency that society will have to face up to. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Denis Frith
This book was the final splash of water I needed to wake me up to the current predicament of our civilization. Many have tried, but no one explains it better than Kunstler.Published 2 months ago by Devon Porter
Great book. A real eye opener. A must read that makes you think about the future.Published 3 months ago by Jed Sunstrum
So packed full of drivel it was hard to believe. If you are an Alarmist,as Kunstler is you will love this book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by fjn
Very good book. Kunstler covers every possible angle of this subject. I disagree about his assessment of geographical areas. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott Wolford
Everyone over the age of 16 should read this book. If you remain in denial after reading this book, then God help you. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Christine Matheny