“...a highly readable and authoritative account of the problems we face from global warming to shrinking water resources, fisheries, forests, etc. The picture is very frightening. But the book also provides a way forward.” –Clare Short, British Member of Parliament
"We only have months, not years, to save civilisation from climate change," commentary on the U.N. Climate Change Conference by Lester Brown in the Guardian, November 3, 2009.