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Lester Brown, PhD

                 
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Brown has authored or coauthored 50 books. One of the world's most widely published authors, his books have appeared in some 40 languages. Among his earlier books are: Man, Land and Food, World Without Borders, and Building a Sustainable Society. His 1995 book "Who Will Feed China?" challenged the official view of China’s food prospect, spawning hundreds of conferences and seminars.

In May 2001, he founded the Earth Policy Institute to provide a vision and a road map for achieving an environmentally sustainable economy. In November 2001, he published "Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth," which was hailed by E.O. Wilson as “an instant classic.” His most recent book is "Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization."

He is the recipient of many prizes and awards, including 23 honorary degrees, including a MacArthur Fellowship.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

'Eradicating Poverty, Stabilizing Population' - Better Health for All Ensuring basic health care for people in low-income countries is critical to the Plan B goal of eradicating poverty and stabilizing population. While heart disease and cancer (largely the diseases of aging), obesity, and smoking dominate health concerns in industrial countries, in developing countries infectious diseases are the overriding health concern.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

When Population Growth and Resource Availability Collide "We talk about the developing world and the developed world, but this is the deteriorating world."