Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change

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SECTION 1:

Author’s Introduction, Introduction, Planetary Weaning, The Greenhouse Effect, The Greenhouse Gases, The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect, The Climate Impacts, The Runaway Greenhouse Effect, The Counter-Arguments, Those Pesky Energy Data

SECTION 2:

Sustainable Energy For A Sustainable Planet, Building A More Efficient World, Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Geothermal Energy, Hydroelectric Energy, Tidal, Wave Energy, Biomass Energy, Hydrogen, Natural Gas, And Nuclear Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Wild Cards, What Will It All Cost?, The Carbon Barons, A Global Effort

SECTION 3: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS

SECTION 4: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR CITIZENS ACTION GROUPS

SECTION 5: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR CITIES, TOWNS AND COUNTIES

SECTION 6: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESSES

SECTION 7: FIFTEEN SOLUTIONS FOR ENERGY COMPANIES

SECTION 8: FIVE SOLUTIONS FOR AUTO COMPANIES

SECTION 9: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR STATES & PROVINCES

SECTION 10: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS

SECTION 11: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPING NATIONS

SECTION 12: TEN GLOBAL SOLUTIONS


SECTION 1:

Author’s Introduction

Introduction

Planetary Weaning

The Greenhouse Effect

The Greenhouse Gases

The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect

The Climate Impacts

The Runaway Greenhouse Effect

The Counter-Arguments

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Those Pesky Energy Data

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SECTION 2:

Sustainable Energy For A Sustainable Planet

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Building A More Efficient World

None listed – see #4, #5, #22, #24, #32, #38, #45, #46, #65, #74, #85.

Solar Energy

None listed - see #6, #43

Wind Energy

Geothermal Energy

Hydroelectric Energy

Tidal, Wave Energy

Biomass Energy

Hydrogen

Natural Gas, And Nuclear Energy

Carbon Sequestration

Wild Cards

What Will It All Cost?

None listed

The Carbon Barons

The Evidence:

A Global Effort

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SECTION 3: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS

1: Grasp the Big Picture

2: Travel More Sustainably

3: If You Must Drive a Car, Switch to the Most Fuel-Efficient Model

4. Choose Efficient Appliances

5. Make Your Home More Efficient

6. Use the Sun’s Energy

7. Buy Green Energy

8. Switch To A More Organic, Vegetarian Diet

9. Invest In Solar Funds

10. Live More Sustainably

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SECTION 4: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR CITIZENS ACTION GROUPS

11. Set Up A Local Group

12. Set Up A Regional Group

13. Organize A Schools Initiative

14. Organize A Church Initiative

15. Organize A College Initiative

16. Organize A Car-Free Sunday

17. Start A Car Share Organization

18. Create A Commotion

19. Educate Your Politicians

20. Link Up With Other Groups

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SECTION 5: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR CITIES, TOWNS AND COUNTIES

21. Join Cities For Climate Protection

22. Make Your City’s Operations More Efficient

23. Buy Green Power

24. Make Your Whole City Efficient

25. Fill Your City With Greenery

26. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

27. Build A Sustainable Transport System

28. Encourage Bicycling

29. Plan For Smart Growth

30. Build A Sustainable City

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SECTION 6: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESSES

31. Choose to Become Carbon Neutral

32. Become Energy Efficient And Reduce Waste

33. Travel Sustainably

34. Reduce Your Other Emissions, And Buy Green Power

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35. Buy Carbon Offsets

36. For Farms

37. For Forest Companies

38. For Builders And Developers

39. For Banks

40. Embrace Natural Capitalism

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SECTION 7: FIFTEEN SOLUTIONS FOR ENERGY COMPANIES

41. Set New Goals

42. Develop A Distributed Grid

43. Build Solar Capacity

44. Offer Wind & Renewable Energy

45. Encourage Residential Efficiency

46. Encourage Commercial & Industrial Efficiency

47. Set Up Community Partnerships

48. Close Down Coal-Fired Power Plants

  • Darkening Skies - Trends Toward Increasing Power Plant Emissions: www.uspirg.org

49. Explore New Technologies

50. Reduce Your Own Emissions

51. Become A Solar/Hydrogen Company

52. Offset Your Carbon Emissions

53. Bury Your Carbon Dioxide

54. Convert Your Coal Or Gas Into Hydrogen

55. Help The World

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SECTION 8: FIVE SOLUTIONS FOR AUTO COMPANIES

56. Choose A Sustainable Fuel For The Future

57. Priorize Fuel Efficiency

58. Become An Earth-Smart Company

59. Sell Transport, Not Just Cars

60. Form New Partnerships

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SECTION 9: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR STATES & PROVINCES

61. Set Clear Goals

62. Show Leadership

63. Build An Energy Democracy

64. Produce Clean Power

65. Build An Energy-Efficient State

66. Build A Sustainable Transport System

67. Shift Your Taxes

68. Capture Your Methane

69. Encourage Sustainable Farms and Forests

None listed

70. Build A Green Economy

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SECTION 10: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS

71. Launch A New Apollo Project

72. Level The Playing Field

73. Introduce A Carbon Tax & Rebate

74. Establish An Energy Efficiency Strategy

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75. Establish A Renewable Energy Strategy

76. Establish A Zero Emissions Vehicles Strategy

77. Establish A Sustainable Transportation Strategy

78. Develop Sustainable Farms

79. Develop Sustainable Forests

80. Steer Towards Sustainability

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SECTION 11: TEN SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPING NATIONS

81. Follow The Sustainable Path

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82. Create Solar Villages

83. Build Ecological Cities

84. Learn From Gaviotas

85. Maximize Energy Efficiency

86. Embrace Renewable Energy

87. Solutions For India

88. Solutions For China

89. Build Strong Citizens Organizations

90. Demand Sustainability Adjustment Programs

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SECTION 12: TEN GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

91. Refresh & Renew The Kyoto Protocol

  1. Launch A Global Green Deal

93. Establish A Global Climate Fund

94. Include Aviation

95. Accelerate The Phase-Out Of CFCs, HCFCs & HFCs

96. Reform The Global Financial Institutions

97. Stop Global Deforestation

98. Build A Global Movement

99. Form A Global Ecological Alliance

100. Declare A Century of Ecological Restoration

101. Now, Think!

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