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The Great Forklift


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Moving Planet Day presentation given on 9-24-2011 in Portland, Maine.

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The Great Forklift

  1. 1. The Great Forklift: How to Save the Planet With Your Fork Jonathan Maxson, MSW September 24, 2011
  2. 2. Time is Running Out…
  3. 3. We Need a Serious Interfaith Response to Global Warming
  4. 4. A New Interfaith Sacrament
  5. 5. The Vegan Power Plate (PCRM)
  6. 6. Fanatical? <ul><li>Extreme </li></ul><ul><li>Radical </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-militant </li></ul><ul><li>Impractical </li></ul><ul><li>Heretical </li></ul>
  7. 7. Or Last Chance to Avert Runaway Global Warming? <ul><li>No other hope to cool the planet </li></ul><ul><li>No time to delay </li></ul><ul><li>10 years for global vegan transition </li></ul>
  8. 9. Not the Only Show in Town…
  9. 10. International Climate Treaty With Full C&C Orchestra
  10. 11. All Nations, One Musical “Score”
  11. 12. All Nations, One Ultimate Target: 350 ppm CO 2
  12. 13. Or Should That Be Two?
  13. 14. Methane-Carbon Dioxide Ratio
  14. 15. New Greenhouse Steady State Relative to Pre-Industrial Levels
  15. 17. Today’s Carbon Dioxide
  16. 18. Today’s Methane
  17. 19. Methane “Hockey Stick” 1
  18. 20. Methane “Hockey Stick” 2
  19. 23. Food Justice For All: Feeding the Multitudes
  20. 24. A Few Words on Economics <ul><li>Estimate $1.7 Billion Per Year Consumption of Out-of-State Livestock Products in Maine </li></ul><ul><li>2-3x with Livestock Subsidies </li></ul><ul><li>4-5x with Healthcare Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Maine Job-Creation w/ Vegan Transition </li></ul><ul><li>Sequestration w/ Vegan Transition </li></ul><ul><li>Deficit Reduction w/ Vegan Transition </li></ul>
  21. 26. Thank You <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>