Earth Policy Institute – Building a Sustainable Future. EarthPolicyInstitute (EarthPolicy) Blog. Thursday, February 03, 2011 In today’s (February 3, 2011) Financial Times, Ed Crooks reviewed World on the Edge by Lester Brown, saying that it “manages to cover both the grand sweep of global trends and the fine detail of some of the ideas being developed in response.”
He also calls it “a provocative primer on some of the key global issues that businesses will face in the coming decades.” “It provides a persuasive vision of the markets that are likely to present the greatest challenges, and the technologies and business models that have the greatest potential, in a world of escalating environmental and social problems.” Bio of Lester Brown. Biography of Lester Brown The Washington Post calls Lester Brown "one of the world's most influential thinkers.
" The Telegraph of Calcutta refers to him as “the guru of the environmental movement.”