.dissent magazine.org-jedediah-purdy-after-nature-anthropocene-politics includes many of the pieces for change, the main obstacle being politics. With 17% of the country's senators able to bully 83% by way of the 60 vote filibuster, nothing will change and another dust bowl is coming only this time it will be water instead of top soil. Flint is just the tip, and I won't use iceberg. A new species of berg is pictured in the link above off the coast of Hawaii. The DNA when tested shows it comes from the purgamentum family and 80% plasticum.
Another thread shows a 75 star flag launching a new state whenever population reaches 4,000,000. WY still gets 4 votes to one, but now they get 70:1. Of course without action on CO2, there will not be 70 people to get screwed out of a vote by 1, they will have drowned or burned, or been choked with noxious gas like Venus offers.