Larry Edwards, Stan Cox, Cap and Adapt: Failsafe Policy for the Climate Emergency, The Solutions Journal, Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2020, (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/cap-adapt-failsafe-policy-climate-emergency/) Abstract: The peril that the United States and all of humanity face from global climate change is readily evident. The extraordinary climate-related catastrophes in recent years have become almost routine. Extreme weather events are becoming more intense and more frequent, with regions sometimes suffering back-to-back or even concurrent disasters. Emergency response capacity is being stretched thin, recoveries are prolonged, and migrations from climate-impacted areas are testing the world, politically and morally. In July 2019, five months after the Green New Deal bills (H. R. Res. 109/S. Res. 59) were introduced in Congress, an additional pair of resolutions declaring a climate emergency was introduced in the House by Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and in the Senate by Bernie Sanders (H. R. Con. Res. 52/ S. Con. Res. 22), currently with 103 and eight cosponsors, respectively. The pair "demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address [the … Topics: