$20 per gallon : how the inevitable rise in the price of gasoline will change our lives for the better / Christopher Steiner

Author(s): Steiner, Christopher
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Subjects: Petroleum products--Prices--United States
Transportation--United States--Forecasting
Economic forecasting--United States
United States--Economic policy--2001-2009
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: x, 275 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: $4 Prologue: The Road to $20 and Civilization Renovation 1
Ch. $6. Society Change and the Dead SUV 17
Ch. $8. The Skies Will Empty 52
Ch. $10. The Car Diminished but Reborn 81
Ch. $12. Urban Revolution and Suburban Decay 113
Ch. $14. The Fate of Small Towns, U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance, and Our Material World 141
Ch. $16. The Food Web Deconstructed 170
Ch. $18. Renaissance of the Rails 198
Ch. $20. The Future of Energy 224
$20 Epilogue 247
Acknowledgments 255
Endnotes 259
Index 265
Alternate Titles: Twenty dollars per gallon
Notes: LCCN: 2009006190
ISBN: 9780446549547
ISBN: 0446549541
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: Steiner, an engineer by training sees how a simple but constant rise in oil and related prices will re-structure our lifestyle, from telecommuting to migrating to milder areas and staying closer to our jobs
OCLC Number: 297206862
ISBN/ISSN: 9780446549547