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How human demands are outstripping the earth's capacities—and what we need to do about it.
If Osama bin Laden and his colleagues succeed in diverting our attention from the real threats to our future security, they may reach their goals for reasons that even they have not imagined.
“The book proposes that the challenge of feeding the world is at least as much about energy, water, climate and population. This view is no more than we should expect from Lester Brown, whose forte, eloquently expressed in the course of writing dozens of books over the past four decades, is to emphasize the links that connect all our development sectors, sometimes obviously, sometimes covertly, often crucially.” — Times Higher Education Supplement
“Lester Brown advances our thinking on the food-security issues that the world will be wrestling with for years to come.” — Sustain
“The book should be bought just to demonstrate how good arguments are put together.” — Paul Ganderton
“[I]t will be an instant classic.” — E. O. Wilson