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Author Sanderson, Eric W.
Title Terra nova : the new world after oil, cars, and suburbs / Eric W. Sanderson.
Publisher New York : Abrams, 2013.
 Book Stacks  HC110.E5 S363 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript 351 pages : ill., maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-335) and index.
Contents pt. 1. The siren song -- How the sirens sing -- An ode to oil -- Flexible power -- The cheap oil window -- Time for space -- The great American expansion -- The crescendo and the crash -- pt. 2. Terra nova -- Holding council -- Gate duties -- Moving to town -- Roads to rails -- Invest in the sun -- pt. 3. Ramifications -- A future -- Cost, sacrifice, and evolution -- Collateral benefits.
Summary Blending together natural history, architecture, chemistry, and politics, a senior conservation ecologist presents a roadmap for renewing economic growth, revitalizing communities, and creating a sustainable environment.
ISBN 9781419704345 (hbk.)
1419704346 (hbk.)
Subject Sustainable development -- United States.
Renewable energy sources -- United States.
Human ecology -- United States.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Social aspects.
Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States.
Suburban life -- United States.

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