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Island Planet: A Survival Guide for the End of the Fossil Fuel World Matthew Henley

Island Planet: A Survival Guide for the End of the Fossil Fuel World

Matthew Henley

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ISBN : 9781413771190
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204 pages
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Fossil fuels, foundational to all aspects of modern society, are being depleted. Demand will permanently exceed supply in less than five years, commencing an inflationary spiral and worldwide depression. Simultaneously, the environmental effects ofMoreFossil fuels, foundational to all aspects of modern society, are being depleted. Demand will permanently exceed supply in less than five years, commencing an inflationary spiral and worldwide depression. Simultaneously, the environmental effects of use will worsen. These conditions will be the cause of wars and may result in the destruction of civilization. The cause is overpopulation in the context of economically exploding consumer societies. There are no full solutions, fossil fuels can never be replaced. There are partial mitigations requiring massive alternative energy development, strict worldwide conservation and pervasive social changes. These must begin before the advent of serious negative effects, as they require intact economic conditions and the use of large quantities of fossil fuels. This book looks at the issues and solutions and offers pathways towards personal security. Its intense, concise and readable, leading towards greater awareness of important factors certain to impact our quickly arriving future.