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Twilight of Abundance
Author: David Archibald

ISBN: 9781621571582
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 24 March 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3 x 2.54
Description:
Baby boomers enjoyed the most benign period in human history: fifty years of relative peace, cheap energy, plentiful grain supply, and a warming climate due to the highest solar activity for 8,000 years. The party is over-prepare for the twilight of abundance.

David Archibald reveals the grim future the world faces on its current trajectory: massive fuel shortages, the bloodiest warfare in human history, a global starvation crisis, and a rapidly cooling planet. Archibald combines pioneering science with keen economic knowledge to predict the global disasters that could destroy civilization as we know it-disasters that are waiting just around the corner.

But there’s good news, too: We can have a good future if we prepare for it. Advanced, civilized countries can have a permanently high standard of living if they choose to invest in the technologies that will get them there. Archibald, a climate scientist as well as an inventor and a financial specialist, explains which scientific breakthroughs can save civilization in the coming crisis-if we can cut through the special interest opposition to these innovations and allow free markets to flourish.

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