Plan B 4.0 – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Brown Published for the Earth Policy Institute by W.W. In early 2008, Saudi Arabia announced that, after being self-sufficient in wheat for over 20 years, the non-replenishable aquifer it had been pumping for irrigation was largely depleted,” writes Lester R.

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The Great Transition, Part I: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

Green Blog

The Earth’s renewable energy resources are vast and available to be tapped through visionary initiatives. Some trends are already moving in the right direction. The burning of coal, for example, is declining in many countries. In the United States, the number two coal consumer after China, coal use dropped 14 percent from 2007 to 2011 as dozens of coal plants were closed. Plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars can run largely on clean electricity.

Plan B 3.0 (2008) Mobilizing to Save Civilization

The Green Changemakers

Entire book (pdf) Data sets Time for Plan B: Cutting Carbon Emissions 80% by 2020 (pdf) Preface (pdf) 1. A CIVILIZATION IN TROUBLE 2. Rising Temperatures and Rising Seas (pdf) Introduction Rising Temperature and Its Effects The Crop Yield Effect Reservoirs in the Sky Melting Ice and Rising Seas More Destructive Storms Cutting Carbon 80 Percent by 2020 Chapter 3 Data (xls) 4. Data Earth Policy Institute Email: epi@earth-policy.org.

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