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After reviewing the horrors of global warming, McKibben reports how the U.S. and other nations could deploy renewable energy rapidly enough to reduce fossil fuel emissions 80% by 2030. Using a wholesale industrial retooling akin to WWII to manufacture solar, wind and geothermal equipment, the reconstruction would be ordered and partly paid for by the feds, using existing contracts as leverage to force businesses to comply.
A section on “radical futures,” with essays from Noam Chomsky, Toni Morrison, Rebecca Solnit and David Zirin, offers proposals
It's one of the jokes of our time that we Americans have literally plowed trillions of dollars into what's called "national security" in the post-9/11 years without seriously facing climate change, a phenomenon that, if not brought under control, guarantees us a kind of insecurity we've never known.
Opening lines What's your story? It's all in the telling. Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, we
The buses roll up to San Francisco’s bus stops in the morning and evening, but they are unmarked, or nearly so, and not for
These are disastrous times for millions of people, and our zero-sum money system can only enrich the few by bringing pain to the many. Can we build an economic policy out of our shared crisis and find a common purpose in its solution?
Does the name Lorrie Moore mean anything to you? To us, she's only like the best short story writer ever.