"Brown understands well the precariousness of human civilization ...[and] expresses it in patient and telling detail that addresses the intelligence and humanity of the reader." —Bryan Walker on Celsias.com
Geoffrey Lean's article 'One poor harvest away from chaos' in the The Telegraph cites Lester Brown: "the world is only one poor harvest away from chaos. We are so close to the edge that politically destabilising food prices could come at any time." Posted January 12, 2011.