Thomas Friedman talks about Hot, Flat & Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution -- And How It Can Renew America.
Friedman explains how global warming, growing populations, and the expansion of the world's middle class have produced a planet that is "hot, flat, and crowded."
It is being affected in ways that threaten to make it dangerously unstable. In just a few years, it will be too late to fix things - unless the U.S. steps up now and takes the lead-Book Passage
Thomas L. Friedman
Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally renowned author, reporter, and columnist. His foreign affairs column in The New York Times, which appears twice a week, reports on US domestic politics and foreign policy, Middle East conflict, international economics, the environment, biodiversity, and energy. He is the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and the author of six best-selling books: From Beirut to Jerusalem; The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization; Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11; The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century; and Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need A Green Revolution – And How It Can Renew America. His most recent book, That Used to Be Us: How American Fell Behind in the World We Invented and How We Can Come Back, is co-written with Michael Mandelbaum.