Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom

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The author of The Progress Paradox predicts that the world is about to enter history's most powerful economic boom, outlining competitive strategies while citing such causative factors as a global spread in democracy, technological advances and new free-market economies.In 2007, American venture funds placed about $2 billion with entrepreneurs and start-up firms pursuing green energy ideas. ... Horsepower is the overlooked aspect of the gas-guzzling problem, in the United States at least. ... Today even family cars such as the Ford Taurus or Toyota Camry have so much horsepower that they can achieve zero to sixty in ... Sensible reductions in horsepower would reduce gasoline consumption, lower the price of oil, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, anbsp;...

Title:Sonic Boom
Author:Gregg Easterbrook
Publisher:Random House Incorporated - 2009


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