Can you imagine what our lives would be like after we run short of vital fossil fuels? What would happen to our transport, to the way we produce and distribute food, and to the many machines and gadgets we use? How would people, communities, and countries respond to shortages of energy? This book traces the possible consequences of a global event on this scale, with ideas and evidence based on similar scenarios that are a part of fact and fiction.
Liz Gogerly has written over eighty information books for children and young adults, including many books on fashion and art. Her titles include 21st Century Lives: Fashion Designers, and 21st Century Lives: Supermodels, biographies of Pablo Picasso, a 'dressing up' book and books on Graffiti Culture and Cool Brands.