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

The Green Changemakers

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. New Zealand is leading the way, having announced in 2007 that it will boost the renewable share of its electricity from 70 percent, mostly hydro and geothermal, to 90 percent by 2025. Mobilizing to Save Civilization (New York: W.W.

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The Flawed Economics of Nuclear Power

The Green Changemakers

In addition, solar cell installations and the construction of solar thermal and geothermal power plants are all growing by leaps and bounds. Though nuclear power plants are still being built in some countries and governments are talking them up in others, the reality is that we are entering the age of wind, solar, and geothermal energy. # # # Lester R. Mobilizing to Save Civilization, available at www.earthpolicy.org for free downloading. [link] Lester R.

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

The Green Changemakers

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. Mobilizing to Save Civilization.