The Earth Policy Reader
Today's Decisions, Tomorrow's World
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Earth Policy Reader by Lester R. Brown
Book DescriptionIn this study, the award-winning environmental analyst Lester Brown and his colleagues have charted progress in building the eco-economy - an economy in harmony with the Earth's ecosystems, not undermining them. This edition of the biennial reader highlights 12 key trends, from population growing by 80 million annually, to ice melting, to the boom in use of solar cells. It explains, for example, why wind-generated electricity is emerging as the foundation of the new post-fossil fuel energy economy. It also specifically investigates China's desertification problem, the issues surrounding food production, and the challenge of controlling climate change. Drawing on research and analysis by the Earth Policy Institute, the reader monitors the shift from the old economy to the new.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853839702
(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lester R. Brown
Great Transition, Paperback (April 2015)
The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way.
Breaking New Ground, Hardback (November 2013)
An inspirational memoir tracing Lester Brown's life from a small-farm childhood to leadership as a global environmental activist.
Full Planet, Empty Plates, Paperback (December 2012)
With food supplies tightening, countries are competing for the land and water resources needed to feed their people.
World on the Edge, Hardback (March 2011)» View all books by Lester R. Brown
In this urgent time, World on the Edge calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now.
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Author Biography - Lester R. Brown
Lester R. Brown described by the Washington post as 'one of the world's most influential thinkers' is President of the Earth policy Institute and founder and former President of the Worldwatch Institute. Janet Larsen and Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts are both Researchers at the Earth Policy Institute.
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