WATCH: Mat Stein's 10 Steps to Saving Ourselves Before It's Too Late

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Matthew Stein, author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, sits down with the folks at Sustainability Television to talk about his book, which has been described as the bible of emergency preparedness and green and healthy living.

When I first wrote the book, it was pre-9/11 and pre-Hurricane Katrina. The world was a very different place…. Really, things couldn’t be much better in the short run, and this sort of bomb got dropped in my lap, the inspiration to write this book about dealing with a world where things are changing and shifting, and what we take for granted may not always be there so consistently.

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