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The Crash Course The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment

ISBN: 9780470927649 | 047092764X
Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wiley
Pub. Date: 3/29/2011

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The next twenty years will be completely unlike the last twenty years. The decisions you make today are critical.The world is in economic crisis, and there are no easy fixes to our predicament. Unsustainable trends in the economy, energy, and the environment have finally caught up with us and are converging on a very narrow window of time-the "Twenty-Teens." To avoid some of the coming disruptions and thrive in the coming future, you need the essential information contained within this book.Our money system places impossible demands upon a finite world. Exponentially rising levels of debt, inherently presuming future economic growth to fund repayment, will shudder to a halt and then reverse. Unfortunately, our financial system does not operate in reverse. The Crash Course presents our predicament and illuminates the path ahead.Oil is essential for economic growth. The reality of dwindling oil supplies is now internationally recognized, yet virtually no developed nations have a Plan B. The economic risks to individuals, companies, and countries are varied and enormous. Best-case, living standards will drop steadily worldwide. Worst-case, systemic financial crises will toss the world into jarring chaos.This book is written for those who are motivated to learn about the root causes of our various predicaments, protect themselves and their families, mitigate risks as much as possible, and control what effects they can. Millions have already viewed the online video version of The Crash Course and experienced substantial relief as a consequence of taking preparatory action. Those who wait longer to begin making the necessary financial, physical, and emotional changes will have a far more challenging period of adjustment than those who begin the process of transition now.With challenge comes opportunity, and The Crash Course offers a positive vision for how to reshape our lives along more balanced and sustainable lines. In this book you will find solid facts and grounded reasoning presented reasoning presented in a calm, positive, non-partisan manner.The world is changing. It's time to get busy. The Crash Course will show you how.

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