Running Dry: Essays on Energy, Water, and Environmental by Toby Craig Jones

By Toby Craig Jones

The world’s water is less than siege. a mix of company greed, the elite pursuit of political strength, and our unrelenting reliance on carbon-based strength is accerlating a large variety of environmental and political crises. in all likelihood catastrophic weather switch, pushed basically via the intake of oil and gasoline, threatens the surroundings in various methods, together with generating extraordinary styles of heavy climate and superstorms in a few areas and droughts in others. along intensifying environmental hazards posed via our reliance on carbon strength, the stipulations of contemporary existence, from happiness to the opportunity of democratic politics, also are being undermined. 
In Running Dry, historian Toby Craig Jones explores how sleek society’s unquenchable thirst for carbon-based strength is endangering the surroundings greatly, in addition to the historic roots of this probability. This available e-book examines the background of the "energy-water nexus," the ways that oil and fuel extraction poison and dry up water assets, the function of company "science" in deflecting consciousness clear of the rising crises, and the ways that the push to catch extra strength can also be not easy America's democratic order. 

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