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The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
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The energy transition is here. As fossil fuel reserves shrink, as air pollution worsens, and as concerns about climate instability cast a shadow over the future of coal, oil, and natural gas, a new world energy economy is emerging. The old economy, fueled largely by coal and oil, is being replaced with one powered by solar and wind energy.

Breaking New Ground: A Personal History by Lester R. Brown
Breaking New Ground: A Personal History (hardcover)
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Lester Brown traces his life from a small farm in rural southern New Jersey through his personal evolution into the world's foremost authority on global environmental issues. The first in his family to graduate from elementary school, he reveals what inspired him—and the millions of those who have read his books—to become environmentally active.
Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity by Lester R. Brown
Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity (paperback)
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With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. What will the geopolitics of food look like in a new era dominated by scarcity and food nationalism?
Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity by Lester R. Brown
Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity (hardcover)
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With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. What will the geopolitics of food look like in a new era dominated by scarcity and food nationalism?
World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse by Lester R. Brown
World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse (paperback)
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We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Our challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse. The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge?

World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse by Lester R. Brown
World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse (hardcover)
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We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Our challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse. The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge?

Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization by Lester R. Brown
Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (paperback)
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Brown argues that food may be the issue that convinces the world of the need to cut carbon emissions 80 percent by 2020. Every major environmental trend from climate change to deforestation and water scarcity affect food supplies. In this completely revised edition, Brown focuses on details of the plan and how it is already emerging in the energy economy.

Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization by Lester R. Brown
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Brown argues that food may be the issue that convinces the world of the need to cut carbon emissions 80 percent by 2020. Every major environmental trend from climate change to deforestation and water scarcity affect food supplies. In this completely revised edition, Brown focuses on details of the plan and how it is already emerging in the energy economy.

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization by Lester R. Brown
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In this greatly revised edition, Brown outlines a survival strategy for our early twenty-first century civilization. The scale and complexity of the issues facing our fast-forward world have no precedent. Brown outlines an ambitious plan that includes cutting carbon emissions 80 percent by 2020, achievable with existing technologies. The choice is yours and mine.

Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble by Lester R. Brown
Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble (paperback)
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An expansion and update to Brown's best-selling Plan B. Here he outlines a plan, a budget, and a timetable for rescuing our twenty-first century civilization. The plan includes eradicating poverty and stabilizing population, protecting and restoring soils, forests, rangelands, and fisheries, and conserving the earth's biological diversity.