"The use of paper, perhaps more than any other single product, reflects the throwaway mentality that evolved during the last century. There is an enormous possibility for reducing paper use simply by replacing facial tissues, paper napkins, disposable diapers, and paper shopping bags with reusable cloth alternatives." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
The following four YouTube clips from a recent lecture Lester Brown gave on Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization will take you into the heart of the Plan B message. The presentation was to the Chemical Society of Washington.
Our Challenge to Save Civilization
Melting Ice and Shrinking Glaciers
Failing States: Early Sign of Decline
Cutting Carbon Emissions 80 Percent by 2020