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Electrify by Saul Griffith
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Oct 12, 2021 | ISBN 9780262046237

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Praise

“One of the most quietly revolutionary policy books I’ve ever read.”
Derek Thompson, The Atlantiic

“I don’t think anyone else has quite so credibly laid out a realistic plan for swift action in the face of an existential crisis.” 
Bill McKibben, New York Review of Books

“… the book demands attention.” 
Nature

“Surprisingly optimistic, realistic, and persuasive.”
 —Kirkus (Starred)

“It’s very clear, it’s very practical, it’s very possiblist.”
 —Five Books

Table Of Contents

PREFACE xi
1 A GLIMMER OF HOPE 1
2 WE HAVE LESS TIME THAN YOU THINK 11
3 EMERGENCIES ARE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LASTING CHANGE 21
4 HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT WE KNOW? 29
5 2020s THINKING 47
6 ELECTRIFY! 51
7 WHERE WILL WE GET ALL THAT ELECTRICITY? 63
8 24/7/365 75
9 REDEFINING INFRASTRUCTURE 97
10 TOO CHEAP TO METER 103
11 BRINGING IT ALL HOME 111
12 A MORTGAGE IS A TIME MACHINE 125
13 PAYING FOR THE PAST 131
14 REWRITE THE RULES! 137
15 JOBS, JOBS, JOBS 145
16 MOBILIZING FOR WORLD WAR ZERO 163
17 CLIMATE CHANGE ISN’T EVERYTHING 173
APPENDIXES: RABBIT HOLES 189
A YES, AND . . . 191
B WHAT CAN YOU DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? 203
C DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: CLIMATE SCIENCE 101 211
D DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: HOW TO READ A SANKEY FLOW DIAGRAM 219
E DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: LOOK FOR YOURSELF 229
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 231
NOTES 233
INDEX 245

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