Proposes an ambitious national strategy to address key issues in climate change and energy shortages, identifying the factors that have contributed to current circumstances while outlining an American-led revolution of clean-technology solutions. (Current Affairs).
"[Friedman's] basic policy guidelines, and most of his specific suggestions...are sound. He really does get globalization, in a way only ceaseless travelers can...."
Bill McKibben, New York Review of Books, 11/06/2008
"[A]ccessible to the eco-unconverted, [HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED] is grounded in detailed research and repeatedly hits its mark....Above all, it is fundamentally right on the biggest question of our age. If Friedman's profile and verve take his message where it needs to be heard, into the boardrooms of America and beyond, that can only be good--for all our sakes."
Jonathan Freedland, New York Times Book Review, 10/05/2008