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John Scales Avery – The Need For A New Economic System; part 2

Part 1 of this series of articles documented the world’s urgent need for a reformed economic system. Here are a few more links that underline the pressing need for change.

We urgently need to shift quickly from fossil fuels to renewable energy if we are to avoid a tipping point after which human efforts to avoid catastrophic climate change will be futile because feedback loops will have taken over. The dangerous methane hydrate feedback loop is discussed in an excellent short video made by Thom Hartmann and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRGVTK-AAvw

http://lasthours.org/

Celebrated author and activist Naomi Klein has emphasized the link between need for economic reform and our urgent duty to address climate change:

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