Even if climate change didn’t exist, there is peak oil, ocean acidification,
soil and water depletion etc, all of which promise catastrophes and all of
which can be improved by taking action.
And taking action is more likely to lead to an economic renaissance than to
Take a look!
Some refinement could be brought in.
Also- a good series of videos at The Nation about peak oil & climate change:
Each video is an in-depth interview with a well known participant in the field (e.g. Bill McKibbon, Lester Brown, Noam Chomsky).
Also, this on the Science Show today, where an IEA official admits he’s personally worried about what will happen with peak oil: