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Feb 12 was Darwin Day: this link is a free download of the audio book and eBook of "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin.

The following links are related to Climate Change:

Guy McPherson: the "Worst Case Scenario" but he presents the scientific evidence. He's not at all alone, of course.

12 Web Sites that will tell you not to worry about Climate Change. You be the judge (Hint: follow the money).

Paul and Ann Ehrlich: a short summary of our "predicament" in the Royal Society, Jan. 9, 2013

Free book download:"Federal Advisory Committee Draft Climate Assessment Report". The "National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee" or NCADAC) has overseen the development of this draft climate report. Your tax dollars at work.

Free book download: "Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy" By Arjun Makhijani From the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research

Will Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Be Key Tactic in 2013 Battle over Climate Change? (Democracy Now, Jan. 2, 2013; video and transcript)

Guy McPherson (key climate change lecture- watch this one first!)

NASA's J. Hansen's 2008 Report to Congress, out of date but clearly describes why nothing's been done since his warnings in 1988: "CEOs of fossil energy companies know what they are doing and are aware of long-term consequences of continued business as usual. In my opinion, these CEOs should be tried for high crimes against humanity and nature."

Greg Craven's short, but terrifying, video (over 5 million views so far)

NASA scientist James Hansen, author of "Storms of My Grandchildren" (about a solution)

Lester R. Brown's book "World on the Edge" Free PDF download

"Climate Code Red" 2007 book by Friends of the Earth Australia, a little out of date but it discusses the challenge of avoiding partial solutions that are worse than no solution at all. Free PDF download.

Prof. Kevin Anderson lectures in Britain, presented by "Ecoshock". He addresses the question "why don't climate scientists speak out?"

Jay Hanson's site on Peak Oil, Climate Change and Evolutionary Psychology. Solution oriented.

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Bob Bauer's Blog:

Amnesty International (1-800-AMNESTY)

American Civil Liberties Union (1-888-567-ACLU)

Al's Musings about Bicycle Commuting in Nashville