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linking them with “corridors,” or in- while they oppressed their peoples. pursuit of happiness via material tersecting patches of land; then mo- An oil-free United States could press gain guarantees disappointment, and bilizing local these dictatorships to reform. that the planet will not support our people to partici- But energy independence will not continued trajectory of population pate in caring for happen, the authors conclude, until expansion. True prosperity necessi- these ecosystems. car designers develop electric cars tates that we flourish within our Conservation- with wide ranges and affordable bat- planet’s ecological limits. ists now agree teries. The authors offer reasons for The Vanishing of a Species is a valu- that rescuing iso- hope, such as promising outcomes able look both backwards and for- lated patches of from tests of several new batteries, wards — the challenges the world earth is not potential for methanol and algae- faced in the twentieth century, and enough. It is also based biofuels to provide cheap the challenges it still faces today. His- necessary to save power, and the possibility of a scaled torians and futurists both may find the greater system of which individ- transition via plug-in hybrid electric much to like. ual lands are just parcels. vehicles. Fraser shares examples of success- Turning Oil into Salt provides a bal- ful rewilding in North America, anced overview of where electric car Connecting the Dots South America, Europe, and Africa. technology stands now and where it She sees a bright future ahead for it. might head. This is a worthwhile ReThink: A Twenty-First Century Approach The establishment and maintenance book for car enthusiasts, environ- to Preventing Social Catastrophes by of corridors and reserves is an engine mentalists, policy makers, and any- Donald Louria. LouWat. 2010. 200 pages. of job creation. Plus, these projects one who looks forward to a post- $24.95. might mitigate climate change by fossil-fuel world. stabilizing forests and sequestering The world’s problems will be carbon dioxide. much more manageable if we look at them all at once, says health scholar Are Humans Headed Donald Louria. In systems thinking, For Extinction? every issue and challenge in the A Renewable-Energy Vision The Vanishing of a Species? A Look at world is viewed as part of an inte- Turning Oil into
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