Not recommended to those who belive our Civilization is going to last forever.
Personally, I disagree that the events in the book can possibly happen that fast Perhaps, the author is a bit pessimistic in calling it Houston, 2030, and should have called it Houston, 2040 or even Houston, 2060 But the depletion and scarcity tendencies are extremely well thought, and the book is very much believable.
One of the issues I have with the entire book is that in some dialogues M.
McKay is using broken English, and the book is full of invented words e.
g Fill exactly as written here, with an apostrophe for a landfill Perhaps, it is a part of the vision if everything breaks, the language also got to be broken, but sometimes does create a difficult to read text.