Earth Policy Release – New Era of Food Scarcity Echoes Collapsed Civilizations

New Era of Food Scarcity Echoes Collapsed Civilizations  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/book_bytes/2013/fpepch1 Earth Policy Release Book Byte February 7, 2013 The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity. Over the last decade, world grain reserves have fallen by one third. World food prices …

How Much Will it Cost to Save Our Economy’s Foundation?

We at Ethical Markets see these totals of $110 billion per year Earth Policy Institute estimates needed to restore our ecological assets on which our human survival depends, as the best investment we can make in our common future. The money currently being hoarded by corporations and wasted in inappropriate …

The Good News About Coal

The Good News About Coal www.earth-policy.org/book_bytes/2011/wotech13_ss3 Earth Policy Release Book Byte June 28, 2011 During the years when governments and the media were focused on preparations for the 2009 Copenhagen climate negotiations, a powerful climate movement was emerging in the United States: the movement opposing the construction of new coal-fired …

Turning Toward the Sun for Energy

Turning Toward the Sun for Energy www.earth-policy.org/book_bytes/2011/wotech9_ss3 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Book Byte June 9, 2011 WOTE ThumbOne key component of the Plan B climate stabilization strategy is solar energy. Solar is even more ubiquitous than wind energy and can be harnessed with both solar photovoltaics (PV) …