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  - Jesse - Goodreads

This book is awesome. For anyone interested in saving the world, it is probably the first book that they should read. The references section is like fifty pages long; this book is extremely well ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Re the future of humankind - we can either change our policies now, and change them fast...or we can wait until we experience a massive ecological disaster, and by then it may be too late to reverse ... 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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