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Terra nova : the new world after oil, cars, and suburbs / Eric W. Sanderson.

(Author).
  • ISBN: 9781419704345 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1419704346 (hbk.)
  • Description: 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams,

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 338.973/Sanderson (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 338.973 Sanderson (Text to phone) Checked out 04/17/2014

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-335) and index.
Contents Note: 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.
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.