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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.
author's premise is based on the world running out of oil but now there is a glut of it so the timing is not good for this book. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Hank H. Illiard
It's scary -- and realistic. Unfortunately, the book loses some of its impact since it is dated at this point. Read morePublished 21 days ago by The Traveling Monk
advertised as brand new but dust jacket badly faded at spine & dirty on the back. Still a good deal, but a better description would have prepared me.Published 1 month ago by eightieslady
Kunstler is ahead of his time. If you read his older stuff, he was spot on in his predictions. I would pay heed to his advice (except his politics!)Published 1 month ago by Dennis M. Lee
Easy reading, full informative narrative of what are the main sectorial predicaments that will lead the world through a path of declining standards of life and sustainability. Read morePublished 2 months ago by José Miguel Oliveira
A boy with his finger in the dyke story, just because it hasn't happened yet does not mean it won't.Published 3 months ago by subwo