Hunter Lovins, Solving the Climate Crisis at a Profit, The Solutions Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2014, Pages 1 (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/solving-the-climate-crisis-at-a-profit/) Abstract: Common Dreams, reporting on the May 2014 release of the U.S. National Climate Assessment put it bluntly: "We're Screwed." "This Is What a Holy Shit Moment for Global Warming Looks Like," trumpeted Mother Jones magazine in its coverage that glaciers in the West Antarctic ice sheet appear to have become irrevocably destabilized. The New York Times used sober, but equally alarming language: "A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable." "Unstoppable." That's enough to take the heart out of an activist. We're in a horse race with catastrophe. In the 33 years since the publication of my first book on climate change, a lot has changed. We could have stopped the catastrophic collapse of the polar ice caps and many other nasty outcomes. Now, it appears, we cannot. Back then, the scientific community was split on whether human impacts were causing climate change. That's no longer … Topics: Climate Change; Economy; Energy