In the first half of his book, he lays out what will happen if we do nothing to stop carbon emissions. The planet will warm by 3. More prosaic but equally necessary are carbon taxes, phasing out dirty energy and a shift away from beef and milk in our diets.
The End of the World As We Know It
Put like that, avoiding the apocalypse sounds possible; all we lack is the political will. The first step, as this book describes powerfully, is recognising climate change as the most urgent problem facing our age.
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Comments No comments yet. It was released as a single in November , reaching No. The song originated from a previously unreleased song called "PSA" "Public Service Announcement" ; the two are very similar in melody and tempo. In an interview with Guitar World magazine published in November , R.
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The track is known for its quick flying, seemingly stream of consciousness rant with a number of diverse references, such as a quartet of individuals with the initials "L. It's a collection of streams of consciousness. The song was included on the Clear Channel memorandum of songs thought to be "lyrically questionable" after the September 11 terrorist attacks.
The song was played repeatedly for a hour period with brief promos interspersed to introduce the new format for WENZ When the station underwent a new format change in , they again played the song in hour loop. There was a documentary film made about the station entitled The End of the World As We Knew It , released in which featured many of the former staffers and jocks.
The song was featured in several satirical videos on YouTube, in connection with the prediction of radio pastor Harold Camping of Family Radio, that the world would end on May 21, with earthquakes rolling around the world in each time zone; "that's great, it starts with an earthquake". A Philadelphia radio station formerly owned by Camping stunted its new format by repeatedly playing the song.
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Also, before the supposed Mayan apocalypse on December 21, , sales for the song jumped from 3, to 19, copies for the week. The music video was directed by James Herbert , who worked with the band on several other videos in the late s. It depicts a young skateboarder, Noah Ray,  in a cluttered room of an abandoned, half-collapsed farmhouse. As he rummages through the junk, which includes several band pictures and flyers, he shows off various toys and items to the camera and plays with a dog that wanders into the house.
As the video ends, he goes shirtless and starts performing skateboard tricks while still inside the room.
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