Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability

2 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Daniel Sperling

This look at the global automobile industry explains how such a staggering number of autos came to be, and how we can sustain them all and the planet at the same time. The range of topics is wide; one of the most interesting chapters looks at the psychology … see full wiki

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Author: Daniel Sperling
Genre: Nonfiction
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
2 reviews about Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability
review by . January 27, 2009
This book's impact on you will vary depending on your level of familiarity with the topic in general. I think The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream and The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies do a better job of making people (who may not otherwise) genuinely consider the implications of the oil-dependant lifestyle.     This book's attention to California and China makes perfect sense to me. Two of the biggest, most stagnant, …
review by . November 24, 2008
Ok, so there are currently about 1 billion cars on the planet and in 20 years there will be 2 billion cars. And you think its hard to find a parking space now?    The book lays out a very well researched and convincing argument that we must shift our current attitudes and move to much lower impact vehicles. Now.     I try to stay pretty current in regards to energy conservation, energy use, etc... I learned a lot in this book. For instance I have often heard …
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