Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

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W. W. Norton, 2008 - Nature - 398 pages
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In this updated edition of the landmark Plan B, Lester Brown outlines a survival strategy for our early twenty-first-century civilization. The world faces many environmental trends of disruption and decline, including rising temperatures and spreading water shortage. In addition to these looming threats, we face the peaking of oil, annual population growth of 70 million, a widening global economic divide, and a growing list of failing states. The scale and complexity of issues facing our fast-forward world have no precedent.With Plan A, business as usual, we have neglected these issues overly long. In Plan B 3.0, Lester R. Brown warns that the only effective response now is a World War II-type mobilization like that in the United States after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Review: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

User Review  - Peggy - Goodreads

An extremely eye-opening and readable assessment of where we are today. A must read for everyone who believes that life is good, because if you care about it, you really need to have a larger ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erwin Sutiono - Goodreads

Lester Brown gives a brief description of global crisis and stepwise solutions to them. Written with such details and with concrete solutions included, this book is worth a read as a brief yet resourceful summary to the condition that the world is in now. Read full review


Entering a New World
Deteriorating Oil and Food Security
Rising Temperatures and Rising Seas

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Lester R. Brown is president of Earth Policy Institute, an organization dedicated to building a sustainable future.

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