When Thomas Friedman was at Book Passage last fall to talk about Hot, Flat and Crowded, he agreed to return in the spring to discuss how environmental issues were being dealt with in the new administration.
He contends that the green revolution will be the biggest innovation project in American history. Friedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for the N.Y. Times and the author of The World is Flat.
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.
Award-winning journalist Thomas Friedman says former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger had it easy compared to the current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who faces many complex challenges in her mission to build peace between nations.