Contents

Here comes the Catastrophocene

The Age of Women

How food can end wars, repair climate and restore the Earth

Humanity: sailing into a stagnant ocean

The Age of Deceit

The End of Politics

The rise and rise of petrofascism

Don’t vote for a political party. Vote for a good woman (or man) instead.

The Earth Strikes Back

Idiocracy: is the decline in human intelligence undermining democracy?

Time to end the mass killing

Choosing between national happiness – and global misery

Why we must clean up the Earth

Our existential crisis: what is to be done?*

Solving the mega-risks

Why 2050 is too darned late…

Diagnosing the American disease

Is a Food Crisis the next big hit for humanity?

Preparing for Catastrophic Risk

The War on Global Carbon

Time to speak the unspeakable

The methane gun

Of food, war and ecology: how we can end the 6th Extinction

WWII: the first big food war

The Dark Age of Science Denial

On the Need for an Earth Standard Currency

The Rise of Woman

Can human civilization survive?

When ‘oil’ spells murder

The End of Freedom

Averting Ecocide

Age of the nuclear moron

When optimism spells disaster

The Elders are rebelling

Eight nations now have the power to terminate civilization

Early warning of a runaway climate

Learning to think as a species

World is facing a water crisis

Earth is now a ‘toxic planet’

Time for the world’s great Faiths to save humanity

You ‘eat’ 30 kilos of soil a day

Why Homo sapiens needs a new name

Heading off a global resources crisis

Earth at risk of ecological breakdown

Women must lead – if humanity is to survive

Can humanity survive the 21st Century?