Earth Policy Release – The Great Transition, Part II: Building a Wind-Centered Economy

The Great Transition, Part II: Building a Wind-Centered Economy Lester R. Brown http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2012/update108 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update October 31, 2012 In the race to transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy and avoid runaway climate change, wind has opened a wide lead on both solar and …

Learning from China: Why the Existing Economic Model Will Fail

Learning from China: Why the Existing Economic Model Will Fail www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights18 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Data Highlight September 8, 2011 For almost as long as I can remember we have been saying that the United States, with 5 percent of the world’s people, consumes a third or …