"Attention has focused on oil insecurity, and rightly so, but it is not the same as food insecurity. An empty gas tank is one thing, an empty stomach another. And while there are substitutes for oil, there are none for food." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Professor John Wiseman of the University of Melbourne and co-founder of Post Carbon Pathways recently interviewed Lester about his views on the twin challenges of climate change and global population stabilization. Lester points to some hopeful signs and positive trends in the U.S., including declining automobile sales and improving fuel efficiency. Download the full transcript here.