"Eliminating water shortages depends on a global attempt to raise water productivity similar to the effort launched a half-century ago to raise land productivity, an initiative that has nearly tripled the world grain yield per hectare." –Lester R. Brown, World Facing Huge New Challenge on Food Front in Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
Ode Magazine's Special Copenhagen edition features "Not Waiting for the West" by Lester Brown. 75,000 copies of this edition are being given to delegates, business leaders, activists and other influencers at the UN Climate Change Conference. Posted December 4, 2009.