Unprecedented: Can Civilization Survive the Co2 Crisis?

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Introduction
1 James Hansen et al., “Earth’s Energy Imbalance,” Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA, January 2012.
2 Joe Romm, “Bombshell: Recent Warming Is ‘Amazing and Atypical’ and Poised to Destroy Stable Climate that Enabled Civilization,” Climate Progress, 8 March 2013.
3 Stefan Rahmstorf, “Paleoclimate: The End of the Holocene,” Realclimate.org, 22 September 2013; Marcott quoted in Tim McDonnell, “The Scariest Climate Change Graph Just Got Scarier,” Mother Jones, 7 March 2013.
4 Rahmstorf, “Paleoclimate”; Joe Romm, “New Science Study Confirms ‘Hockey Stick’: The Rate of Warming Since 1900 Is 50 Times Greater than the Rate of Cooling in Previous 5000 Years!” Climate Progress, 23 April 2013. (Romm’s earlier articles were signed “Joseph Romm,” but he later switched to “Joe Romm.” For the sake of consistency, this latter name is here always used.)
5 Dana Nuccitelli, “CO2 Lags Temperature - What Does It Mean?” Skeptical Science, 9 April 2012; “Sun & Climate: Moving in Opposite Directions,” Skeptical Science, Intermediate Level, 22 February 2014; “Earth’s Sensitivity to Climate Change Could Be ‘Double’ Previous Estimates, Say Geologists,” Science Daily, 10 December 2013.
6 Rahmstorf, “Paleoclimate.”
7 Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (New York: Henry Holt, 2014), 107-10. Coined in the early 1980s by University of Michigan biologist Eugene F. Stoermer, the term “Anthropocene” was popularized in a 2000 article by atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen and a colleague; see Andrew C. Revkin, “Confronting the ‘Anthropocene,’” Dot Earth, New York Times, 11 May 2011; Paul J. Crutzen and Christian Schwägerl, “Living in the Anthropocene: Toward a New Global Ethos,” Environment 360, Yale University, 24 January 2011.
8 Elizabeth May, “Can Civilization Survive Climate Change?” Killam Lecture, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 24 August 2006.
9 Elizabeth Kolbert, Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change (Bloomsbury, 2006), 189.
10 Paul J. Crutzen, “The Anthropocene: Are Humans Now Overwhelming the Great Forces of Nature?” Ambio 36/8 (December, 2007), 614-21.
11 Lester Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, substantially revised edition (New York: W. W. Norton, 2009).
12 Lester Brown, “Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?” Scientific American, 22 April 2009.
13 Lonnie G. Thompson, “Climate Change: The Evidence and Our Options,” Behavior Analyst, 33/2 (Fall 2010), 153–70.
14 Ross Gelbspan, “U.S. Press Coverage of the Climate Crisis: A Damning Betrayal of Public Trust,” The Heat is Online, June 2010.
15 Al Gore, “Climate of Denial: Can Science and the Truth withstand the Merchants of Poison?” Rolling Stone, June 2011.
16 The Blue Planet Laureates, “Environment and Development Challenges: The Impera-

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  • Title Page 3
  • Table of Contents 5
  • Preface 8
  • Part I - Unprecedented Threats 9
  • Introduction 11
  • 1 - Extreme Weather 24
  • 2 - Heat Waves 33
  • 3 - Droughts and Wildfires 40
  • 4 - Storms 54
  • 5 - Sea-Level Rise 68
  • 6 - Fresh Water Shortage 80
  • 7 - Food Shortage 94
  • 8 - Climate Refugees 106
  • 9 - Climate Wars 118
  • 10 - Ecosystem Collapse and Extinction 134
  • Part II - Unprecedented Challenges and Failures 151
  • 11 - Climate Change Denial 153
  • 12 - Media Failure 181
  • 13 - Political Failure 200
  • 14 - Moral Challenge 227
  • 15 - Religious Challenge 244
  • 16 - Economic Challenge 264
  • Part III - What Is to Be Done 301
  • 17 - The Transition to Clean Energy 303
  • 18 - The Abolition of Dirty Energy 362
  • 19 - Mobilization 391
  • 20 - Conclusion 421
  • EndNotes 425
  • Acknowledgments 503
  • Index 504
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