Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

The Green Changemakers

Selling Our Future (pdf) Introduction ( Listen to Audio ) Food: The Weak Link The Emerging Politics of Food Scarcity Our Global Ponzi Economy Mounting Stresses, Failing States Plan B—A Plan to Save Civilization Chapter 1 Data ( xls ) ( pdf ) PART I. Data Time for Plan B: Cutting Carbon Emissions 80 Percent by 2020 (Available in pdf with or without endnotes.) Lester R. Brown Table of Contents Includes Podcasts of Preface and chapter introductions.

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. Entering a New World (pdf) Introduction A Massive Market Failure Environment and Civilization China: Why the Existing Economic Model Will Fail Mounting Stresses, Failing States A Civilizational Tipping Point Plan B—A Plan of Hope Chapter 1 Data (xls) PART I. A CIVILIZATION IN TROUBLE 2.

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Plan B 4.0 – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Mobilizing to Save Civilization by Lester R. COULD FOOD SHORTAGES BRING DOWN CIVILIZATION? Mobilizing to Save Civilization (W.W. We know from studying earlier civilizations such as the Sumerians, Mayans, and many others,” says Brown, “that more often than not it was food shortages that led to their demise. It now appears that food may be the weak link in our early twenty-first century civilization as well.

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A Wartime Mobilization

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Will the change come because we move quickly to restructure the economy or because we fail to act and civilization begins to unravel? Saving civilization will take a massive mobilization, and at wartime speed. Beyond this, New Zealand plans to expand its forested area by some 250,000 hectares by 2020, ultimately sequestering roughly 1 million tons of carbon per year. Mobilizing to save civilization, in contrast, requires an enduring economic restructuring.

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Reclaiming the Streets: Urban Transportation Innovations

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He decided traffic would have to be cut 40 percent by 2020. At this point Mayor Delanoë is working hard to realize his goal of cutting car traffic by 40 percent and carbon emissions by a similar amount by 2020. Mobilizing to Save Civilization (New York: W.W. By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Institute Cars promise mobility, and in a largely rural setting they provide it.

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

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Many experts have been warning about the end of our civilization as we know it is today [4], the end of oil age with its catastrophic consequences [5]. Saving energy and improving energy efficiency The first and foremost available solution is energy conservation, through reducing energy waste and increasing energy efficiency. Saving energy can start just right at each individual’s lifestyle. of global power) to 1000 GW (12-18% of global power) by 2020 [22].