Did you know? China is planting a belt of trees to protect land from the expanding Gobi Desert. This Great Green Wall is projected to extend some 4,480 kilometers (2,800 miles), stretching from outer Beijing through Inner Mongolia (Nei Monggol). Unfortunately, recent pressures to expand food production appear to have slowed this tree planting initiative. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 8 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Raffi Cavoukian writes a piece on the future of Earth and Child, quoting Lester Brown, titled "The Right To A Future - Urgent need for a new lens and lexicon for conveying climate collapse." The piece is also featured in a Huffington Post blog, "The Right to a Future: We Need a New Lens and Lexicon for Conveying Climate Collapse." Posted January 17, 2011.
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