Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

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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. Lester R. Brown Table of Contents Includes Podcasts of Preface and chapter introductions. Entire book (pdf) Data sets Preface (pdf) ( Listen to Audio ) 1.

Slide Show for Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

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Mobilizing to Save Civilization. Because of this interest, EPI has created a slideshow illustrating in text, pictures, and graphs why and how we need to mobilize to save civilization. Publish at Scribd or explore others: Other future sustainability [link] At Earth Policy Institute (EPI) we often receive requests for a visual presentation to accompany Lester Brown’s latest book, Plan B 3.0:


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Plan B 3.0 (2008) Mobilizing to Save Civilization

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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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Plan B 4.0 – Book Review

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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.

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. Given the enormity of the antiquated military budget, no one can argue that we do not have the resources to rescue civilization.

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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. 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

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A CIVILIZATION IN TROUBLE 2. 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). Table of Contents Lester R. Brown - 2006 Preface (pdf) 1.

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Reclaiming the Streets: Urban Transportation Innovations

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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. But in an urbanizing world, where more than half of us live in cities, there is an inherent conflict between the automobile and the city. After a point, as their numbers multiply, automobiles provide not mobility but immobility, as well as increased air pollution and the health problems that come with it.

The Flawed Economics of Nuclear Power

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Mobilizing to Save Civilization, available at for free downloading. [link] Lester R. Brown Over the last few years the nuclear industry has used concerns about climate change to argue for a nuclear revival. Although industry representatives may have convinced some political leaders that this is a good idea, there is little evidence of private capital investing in nuclear plants in competitive electricity markets.

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Parking Lots to Parks: Designing Livable Cities

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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. It was obvious that Tel Aviv, expanding from a small settlement a half-century ago to a city of some 3 million today, had evolved during the automobile era.

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On Closing the Culture Gap

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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

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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. Mobilizing to Save Civilization.

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