"It is the most interesting book I have ever read and inspires me to do something immediate to save our civilization." —Hanh Lien, translator for the Vietnamese edition of World on the Edge
The Huffington Post article "Plastic Water Bottles Causing Flood of Harm to Our Environment" references EPI's research on bottled water. Author Norm Schriever writes, "The Earth Policy Institute factors the energy used to pump, process, transport and refrigerate our bottled water as over 50 million barrels of oil every year. That's an insane amount of resources for something that is completely unneeded."