How do population, water, energy, food, and climate issues impact one another? What can we do to address one problem without making the others worse? The Post Carbon Reader features essays by some of the world’s most provocative thinkers on the key issues shaping our new century, from renewable energy and urban agriculture to social justice and community resilience.
This insightful, award-winning collection takes a hard-nosed look at the interconnected threats of our global sustainability quandary and presents some of the most promising responses. The Post Carbon Reader has proven to be a valuable resource for policymakers, college classrooms, and concerned citizens.
“The Post Carbon Reader is an invaluable primer, resource and textbook. This is what you need to know, period.”
— Lester Brown, Earth Policy Institute
author of Plan B 4.0
“I’ve used the book with students, as it’s simply the best single-volume reader that offers both background and cutting-edge thinking about issues that are crucial to the future of civilization.”
— Eric Zencey, Visiting Associate Professor of Historical and Political Studies at SUNY Empire State College
440 pages, 6″ x 9″
4 b/w photographs, 26 line illustrations
Edited by Richard Heinberg, Daniel Lerch
Published by Watershed Media