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Environmental Leader Lester Brown Reflects On His Remarkable Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.21.2013 | Green

There is perhaps no living environmental analyst and writer as prolific and widely known as Lester Brown. The founder of the Washington-based Earth Po...

For The First Time Ever, Farmed Fish Production Overtakes Beef

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

The production of farmed fish has overtaken the production of beef for the first time in modern history, according to an article from environmental th...

The Weather Becomes the News: An Interview With Earth Policy Institute Founder Lester Brown

Christal Smith | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green
Christal Smith

What does climate change have to do with preparing for upcoming disasters? A whole lot, it turns out.

Food Prices May Soar to Crisis Levels

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Several trends, including aquifer depletion, severe soil erosion, rising temperatures and population growth, indicate that the world is headed toward a food security crisis today,

World on the Edge

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

One of the attractive habits in American civilization is to ask: well, what's your plan? In his recent book World on the Edge, Lester Brown offers one.

Brown, Obama and the Dalai Lama

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alexia Parks

President Barack Obama is caught between a rock and a hard place -- between Mr. Brown and the Dalai Lama. Last October, when Barack Obama canceled hi...