Summary: Hot, Flat and Crowded - Thomas Friedman

Summary: Hot, Flat and Crowded - Thomas Friedman

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Complete summary of Thomas Friedman's book: qHot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution a€“ and How It Can Renew Americaq. This summary of the ideas from Thomas Friedman's book qHot, Flat and Crowdedq shows that we are at a nexus of global warming (hot), globalization, which means an affluent middle class wants to enjoy success, even at environmental expense (flat) and population growth (crowded). Green solutions are the only way all three of these issues can be resolved satisfactorily. Ita€™s also a huge commercial opportunity: the replacement of fossil fuels is a golden business opportunity. Friedman believes we need to declare a a€œcode greena€ to stimulate industry, education and science in pursuit of environmental goals. In short, as Friedman says, a€œthis is not about the whales anymore. Ita€™s about us.a€ This summary explains how we got the current situation, and the most effective ways we need to move forward. Environmental awareness needs to be a society norm; there need to be incentives for individuals to build their own mini-arcs, rather than rely on federal measures. It also shows that not taking opportunities now will prove to be both environmentally and economically disastrous: the nation that embraces green technology innovation will be the world superpower for generations to come. Added-value of this summary: a€c Save time a€c Understand the key concepts a€c Increase your business knowledge To learn more, read qHot, Flat and Crowdedq and understand how we got to the current situation.Why We Need a Green Revolution a€“ and How It Can Renew America BusinessNews Publishing. indirectly involved in fighting America. All these problems are over and above the fact the burning of fossil fuels contributes to global warming.

Title:Summary: Hot, Flat and Crowded - Thomas Friedman
Author:BusinessNews Publishing
Publisher:Primento - 2013-02-15


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