Plan B 3.0 (2008) Mobilizing to Save Civilization

The Green Changemakers

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. Entire book (pdf) Data sets Time for Plan B: Cutting Carbon Emissions 80% by 2020 (pdf) Preface (pdf) 1.

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Redefining Security for the 21st Century

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military establishment, including hundreds of military bases scattered around the world, will not save civilization. We can calculate roughly the costs of the changes needed to move our twenty-first century civilization off the decline-and-collapse path and onto a path that will sustain civilization. This is the new defense budget, the one that addresses the most serious threats to both national and global security.

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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.

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. As we contemplate mobilizing to save civilization, we see both similarities and contrasts with the mobilization for World War II. Mobilizing to save civilization, in contrast, requires an enduring economic restructuring. [link] By Lester R.

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Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

The Green Changemakers

A CIVILIZATION IN TROUBLE 2. Emerging Water Shortages (pdf) Introduction Falling Water Tables Rivers Running Dry Disappearing Lakes Farmers Losing to Cities Scarcity Crossing National Borders A Food Bubble Economy 4. Plan B: Building a New Future (pdf) Introduction Listening for Wake-up Calls A Wartime Mobilization Mobilizing to Save Civilization A Call to Greatness You and Me Additional Resources (pdf) Notes in pdf Acknowledgements (pdf) About the Author (pdf).

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Heroines for the Planet: Emmy-Award Winning Filmmaker Marilyn Weiner, Creator of Journey to Planet Earth

Eco Chic

Together, Marilyn and Hal have won Emmy Awards for The Earth Summit Pledge , commissioned by the United Nations to open the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, and Streets of Sorrow , an NBC documentary about a support group that helps people cope with the violent death of a family member. Is it possible that a country’s national security could be closely tied to severe environmental problems? Journey to Planet Earth is one of the most important TV series you’ll watch.

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Reclaiming the Streets: Urban Transportation Innovations

The Green Changemakers

This cars-only model is being challenged by the National Complete Streets Coalition , a powerful assemblage of citizen groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council , AARP , and numerous local and national cycling organizations. The National Complete Streets Coalition reports that as of April 2010, complete streets policies are in place in 20 states, including California and Illinois, and in 71 cities. Mobilizing to Save Civilization (New York: W.W.

Parking Lots to Parks: Designing Livable Cities

The Green Changemakers

The purpose of the city is to be both a model green community and a center, a national focal point, for renewable energy research and development firms. Mobilizing to Save Civilization (New York: W.W. by Lester R. Brown As I was being driven through Tel Aviv from my hotel to a conference center in 1998, I could not help but note the overwhelming presence of cars and parking lots.

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On Closing the Culture Gap

The Green Changemakers

And since everything from weapons of mass destruction to global heating is the result of changes in human culture over time, acquiring a fundamental understanding of cultural evolution just might be the key to saving civilization from itself. To help avert such an outcome, humanity must revise civilization’s water-handling infrastructure for maximum flexibility. Our civilization must move toward the formation of a sustainable, empathic, global family.

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.

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