The 100% Solu­tion: A Plan for Solv­ing Cli­mate Change

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September 1, 2019

The world must reach neg­a­tive green­house gas emis­sions by 2050 to avoid the most cat­a­stroph­ic effects of cli­mate change. Yet no sin­gle plan has addressed the full scope of the prob­lem — until now. In The 100% Solu­tion, Solomon Gold­stein-Rose — a lead­ing mil­len­ni­al cli­mate activist and a for­mer Mass­a­chu­setts state rep­re­sen­ta­tive — makes clear what needs to hap­pen to hit the 2050 tar­get: the man­u­fac­tur­ing booms we must spur, the moon­shot projects we must fund, the amount of CO2 we’ll have to sequester from the atmos­phere, and much more. Most impor­tant­ly, he shows us the more pros­per­ous and equi­table world we can build by unit­ing the efforts of activists, indus­tries, gov­ern­ments, sci­en­tists, and vot­ers to get the job done. This is the guide we’ve been wait­ing for. As calls for a WWII-scale mobi­liza­tion inten­si­fy — espe­cial­ly among youth activists — this ful­ly illus­trat­ed, action-ori­ent­ed book arms us with spe­cif­ic demands, sets the stakes for what our lead­ers must achieve, and proves that with this lev­el of com­pre­hen­sive think­ing we can still take back our future.

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