Green Pay Dirt; October 2008; Scientific American Magazine; by Steve Mirsky; 2 Page(s)
Some politicians and pundits fear that addressing global warming will drain the U.S. economy and hurt the nation¿s competitive edge. But going green and clean is the best way to remain an economic powerhouse, argues Thomas L. Friedman in his new book Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution¿and How It Can Renew America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008). We asked Friedman, a New York Times op-ed columnist, to explain his thinking.
What do you mean by the title Hot, Flat, and Crowded?