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  - 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

Review: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

User Review  - Adam Cherson - Goodreads

I rate this book a 4.05 on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being best. Of all the books on the environmental crisis, this is one of the most data driven and that's why I rate it highly. Chap. 8: Preserving ... Read full review

Contents

Entering a New World
3
Deteriorating Oil and Food Security
27
Rising Temperatures and Rising Seas
48
Copyright

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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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