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     1  +1 2014 sep 21market instability threatens ethanol producersExploding US Grain Demand for Automotive Fuel Threatens World With the current price of ethanol double its cost of production , the
     1  ~ 2014 aug 21plan b economyPlan B economy - | EPIIn a Plan B economy , transportation systems are diverse and aim to maximize mobility, widely employing light rail, buses, and bicycles. It comprehensively ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 21earth policy instituteEarth Policy Institute – Building a Sustainable Future | HomeWelcome to Earth Policy Institute , dedicated to planning a sustainable future and providing a roadmap of how to get from here to there. Plan B is a plan to 
     2  ~ 2014 sep 09lester brownBio of Lester Brown | EPILester Brown in Beijing The Washington Post calls Lester Brown "one of the world's most influential thinkers." The Telegraph of Calcutta refers to him as “the ...
     3  +19 2014 sep 03city paris plastic bagPlastic Bag Regulations Worldwide - Earth Policy InstituteSeveral cities in Brazil have attempted to restrict plastic bag use and ... In 2007, non-biodegradable plastic bags were banned in Paris .
     3  ~ 2014 aug 05benefits of basic educationUniversal Basic Education - Earth Policy InstituteEradicating Poverty, Stabilizing Population: Universal Basic Education . One way of narrowing the ... The benefits of education are many, particularly for women.
     4  -1 2014 jul 22achieve plan bPlan B 4.0 - Earth Policy Institute“In tackling a host of pressing issues in a single book, Plan B 2.0 makes for ... sure: but Plan B is here thoughtfully laid out to achieve the seeming impos-.
     5  +23 2014 sep 18الارضWelcome to Earth Policy Institute, dedicated to planning a sustainable future and providing a roadmap of how to get from here to there. Plan B is a plan to ...
     5  +96 2014 aug 29bowl and landPlan B Updates - 109: Dust Bowl Revisited | EPIObservers could not help but harken back to the 1930s Dust Bowl that ... While some of the Dust Bowl land never recovered, the settled ...
     5  -2 2014 aug 27rice producers graphSee dat a - Earth Policy Institute26, GRAPH : World Grain Imports as a Share of Consumption, 1960-2012. 27. 28, World Corn, Wheat, and Rice Production , 1960-2012.
     6  +2 2014 sep 02temperature of the earthGlobal Temperature - Earth Policy InstituteLast year was the thirty-seventh consecutive year of above-normal global temperature . According to data from NASA, the global temperature in 2013 averaged ...
     9  ~ 2014 sep 16nick leesowhat casued 2008 meltdownnUnlike earlier grain price hikes that were caused by singular events—a drought in
     10  +6 2014 oct 02le plan bBookstore - Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization | EPITime for Plan B : Cutting Carbon Emissions 80 Percent by 2020 (Available in pdf with or without endnotes.) Plan B 3.0 Slideshow Presentation (Available in ...
     10  +13 2014 sep 29mobilization by usA Wartime Mobilization - Earth Policy InstituteMobilizing to save civilization, in contrast, requires a permanent economic restructuring. The U.S. entry into World War II is a fascinating case study in rapid  ...
     10  +30 2014 sep 22world food ebookWorld on the Edge - Earth Policy InstituteIn early 2009, John Beddington, chief science advisor to the U.K. government, said the world was facing a “per- fect storm” of food shortages, ...
     10  -5 2014 aug 10bike share italyBike - Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities WorldwideUrban transport advisor Peter Midgley notes that “ bike sharing has ... Meanwhile, programs were popping up throughout Italy and Spain like ...
     10  +2 2014 jul 22installed solar power capacityWorld Solar Power Topped 100000 Megawatts in 2012The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all -time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above ...
     11  +14 2014 sep 03is amazon supporting pakistanChapter 10. Restoring the Economy's Natural Support SystemsPakistan's record flooding in the late summer of 2010 was the most devastating natural ... markets for soybeans and beef are together squeezing the Amazon .
     11  -3 2014 aug 31the edge bookBookstore - World on the Edge : How to Prevent Environmental and The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge ? ... "Lester Brown has produced another 'planetary survey' book that tells us how to get off ...
     11  +1 2014 aug 28plastic bags directive indiaThe Downfall of the Plastic Bag : A Global Picture - Earth Policy InstituteIn 1999, the Indian government banned very thin plastic bags used to ... rules amending the EC's Packaging Waste Directive were approved by ...
     12  +3 2014 sep 14economic collapse 2011and Economic Collapse , by Lester R. Brown. © 2011 Earth Policy ..... begins) for 2011 were reduced from 79 days of world con- sumption to 72 ...
     12  +57 2014 sep 11rainwater es viable en hermosilloBusiness as usual is no longer a viable option. Food security
     13  +8 2014 sep 202011 economic collapse
     13  -4 2014 sep 14f o lichtsWorld Fuel Ethanol Production, 1975-2012 - Earth Policy Institute47, Source: Compiled by Earth Policy Institute with data for 1975-1998 from F.O. Licht , World Ethanol and Biofuels Report, vol. 6, no. 4 (23 October 2007), p.
     13  -1 2014 aug 06average global temperatureEco-Economy Indicators - Global Temperature | EPIGlobal Temperature . February 04, 2014. 2013 Marked the Thirty-seventh Consecutive Year of Above- Average Temperature. Janet Larsen. Last year was the ...
     13  -11 2014 jul 27lester and brown“ Lester Brown tells us how to build a more just world and save the planet...in a practical, straightforward way. We should all heed his advice.”.
     13  ~ 2014 jul 18fish farming productionPlan B Updates - 114: Farmed Fish Production Overtakes Beef | EPIThe gap widened in 2012, with output from fish farming —also called aquaculture —reaching a record 66 million tons, compared with production  ...
     14  -4 2014 aug 30breaking new groundBookstore - Breaking New Ground : A Personal History | EPIBreaking New Ground : A Personal History. Lester R. Brown. Lester Brown traces his life from a small farm in rural southern New Jersey through his personal ...
     14  +2 2014 aug 20global temperature riseAccording to data from NASA, the global temperature in 2013 averaged 58.3 ... If Greenland's ice cap were to melt completely, global sea level would rise by 23 ...
     14  ~ 2014 aug 08birthday guest bookLester Brown's 80th Birthday Guestbook | EPILester Brown's 80th Birthday Guestbook . Looking Back On An Illustrious Career. This blog is intended as an on-line festschrift celebrating Lester Brown's career, ...
     15  ~ 2014 aug 25plastic bag banPlastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States - Earth Policy InstituteLos Angeles rang in the 2014 New Year with a ban on the distribution of plastic bags at the checkout counter of big retailers, making it the ...
     16  -2 2014 oct 03what is plan bPlan B - | EPI - Earth Policy InstitutePlan B is a comprehensive plan for reversing the trends that are fast undermining our future. Its four overriding goals are stabilizing climate, stabilizing ...
     16  +3 2014 sep 11world watch instituteWho We Are | EPI - Earth Policy InstituteThe recipient of scores of awards and honorary degrees, he is widely sought as a speaker. In 1974, he founded Worldwatch Institute , of which he was President ...
     16  -2 2014 aug 31free plan b“In tackling a host of pressing issues in a single book, Plan B 2.0 makes for ... “ Plan B has three parts: restructuring the global economy, working to erad-.
     16  -13 2014 aug 28cancer in chinaCancer Now Leading Cause of Death in China - Earth Policy InstituteCancer is now the leading cause of death in China . Chinese Ministry of Health data implicate cancer in close to a quarter of all deaths ...
     16  +85 2014 aug 26world wind energyEco-Economy Indicators - Wind Power | EPIWorld Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013 ... New data from the Global Wind Energy Council show that wind developers built 35,000 ...
     16  +25 2014 jul 27oil consumption in usaOil Consumption in the United States , 1950-2010 - Earth Policy A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H. 1, Oil Consumption in the United States , 1950-2010. 2. 3, Year, Consumption*. 4, Million Barrels per Day. 5. 6, 1950, 6.46. 7, 1951, 7.02.
     16  -8 2014 jul 20agricultural mobilization doubledBookstore - Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization | Chapter 9 Between 1950 and 2008 grain yields nearly tripled , climbing from 1.1 to 3.2 tons per hectare. In one of the most spectacular achievements in world agricultural  ...
     17  +12 2014 aug 13plan b bogotaBookstore - Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a One of the most remarkable modern urban transformations has occurred in Bogotá , Colombia, where Enrique Peñalosa served as Mayor for three years, ...
     17  ~ 2014 aug 01the plastic shopWhile now ubiquitous, the plastic bag has a relatively short history. Invented in Sweden in 1962, the single-use plastic shopping bag was first ...
     17  +25 2014 jul 21child education leadsEducation Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased ProsperityEducation Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity ... Poverty, in turn, increases the likelihood of having many children , trapping ...
     18  +28 2014 sep 18fallen waterChapter 2. Falling Water Tables and Shrinking HarvestsWith water tables falling , the grain harvest has shrunk by one third over the last 40 years, while demand has continued its steady rise. As a result, the Yemenis ...
     18  ~ 2014 sep 07economics of electric bikesThe Return of Bicycles - Earth Policy InstituteSales of electric bicycles , a relatively new genre of transport vehicles, have taken off. ... J. Matthew Roney, “Bicycles Pedaling into the Spotlight,” Eco- Economy  ...
     18  ~ 2014 aug 30plastic carrier bagsWorldwide, a trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, .... almost three quarters of consumers use carrier bags multiple times, and ...
     18  ~ 2014 aug 09solar energy leadsEco-Economy Indicators - Solar Power - China Leads World to Solar Solar Power . June 18, 2014. China Leads World to Solar Power Record in 2013. J. Matthew Roney. In the last two years, countries around the world have added ...
     20  ~ 2014 aug 18php econemy orgEco- Economy Indicators - Solar Power | EPIIn the last two years, countries around the world have added almost as much new solar photovoltaics (PV) capacity as had been added since the invention of the ...
     20  +1 2014 aug 15average temperature dataEco-Economy Indicators - Global Temperature - 2013 Marked the According to data from NASA, the global temperature in 2013 averaged ... As the global average temperature has risen, the world has seen an ...
     20  +6 2014 aug 14on the bookBookstore - World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and "Lester Brown has produced another 'planetary survey' book that tells us how to get off the wrecking train we are on by courtesy of a dozen environmental ...
     20  -5 2014 jul 25plates in booksBookstore - Full Planet, Empty Plates : The New Geopolitics of Food Named one of the top 10 books of 2012 by The Globalist. "Full Planet, Empty Plates arrived and I straight away set aside all my other activities in order to enjoy  ...
     21  ~ 2014 sep 03european plastic bagsIndeed, many communities looking at plastic bag reduction measures hope to emulate the Irish success. Other European countries where ...
     22  +12 2014 aug 04bicycles in the worldEco-Economy Indicators - Bicycle Production | EPIThe world produced an estimated 130 million bicycles in 2007—more than twice the 52 million cars produced. Bicycle and car production tracked each other ...
     23  +11 2014 oct 02rank of failed statesFailing States - Earth Policy InstituteAs an article in Foreign Policy observes, “ Failed states have made a .... Ranking on the Failed States Index is closely linked with demographic indicators.
     23  -3 2014 oct 01full of foodBookstore - Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity. Lester R. Brown. With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising ...
     23  +7 2014 sep 06global population 2011World Population Hitting 7 Billion - Earth Policy InstituteStill, this year's 1.1 percent increase means some 78 million people will be added to the global population in 2011 . The human population did ...
     23  ~ 2014 aug 26fisheries food chainOverfishing Threatens Critical Link in the Food Chain - Earth Policy The fish near the bottom of the aquatic food chain are often ... Many of the world's largest fisheries focus on forage species, including Peruvian ...
     23  +78 2014 jul 29world wind fullWorld Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013World Net Annual Installed Wind Power Capacity Additions, 1990-2013 ... When complete in 2015, these wind farms will likely bring the wind  ...
     23  +36 2014 jul 22oil world consumption graphWorld on the Edge - Energy Data - Oil World Oil Production, 1950 GRAPH : Oil Consumption in the United States, 1950-2010 ... This is part of a supporting dataset for Lester R. Brown, World On the Edge: How to. Prevent ...
     23  ~ 2014 jul 22solar panels leadIt appears that China will soon lead the world in solar power as it does in wind: in May 2014, the government announced a PV target of 70,000 ...
     25  -6 2014 sep 26worlds collapseWorld on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse . Lester R. Brown. We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and ...
     25  -5 2014 sep 11new ground
     25  +51 2014 jul 28food price databaseData Center - Food and Agriculture | EPIWorld Monthly Food Price Indices, January 1990 – January 2014, February 25, 2014, XLS. Fertilizer Consumption and Grain Production for the World, 1950- ...
     25  +33 2014 jul 19china world powerChina Leads World to Solar Power Record in 2013. J. Matthew Roney. In the last two years, countries around the world have added almost as ...
     26  -3 2014 sep 20plan bBookstore - Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization | EPITime for Plan B : Cutting Carbon Emissions 80 Percent by 2020 (Available in pdf with or without endnotes.) International Publishers · Unsolicited Comments from ...
     26  -4 2014 sep 10new gound
     26  -4 2014 aug 26million dollar earthA Fifty Million Dollar Tipping Point? - Earth Policy InstituteAt a press conference on July 21, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he was contributing $50 million to the Sierra Club's ...
     26  +14 2014 jul 16wind energy in chinaWind further solidified its role as the number three electricity source in China ( behind coal and hydropower), out-generating nuclear power by an impressive 22  ...
     27  ~ 2014 sep 24معهدWelcome to Earth Policy Institute , dedicated to planning a sustainable future and providing a roadmap of how to get from here to there. Plan B is a plan to ...
     27  -6 2014 sep 12policy
     27  ~ 2014 aug 14fertilizer requirement in japanMany Countries Reaching Diminishing Returns in Fertilizer UseThe growth in the world fertilizer industry after World War II was spectacular.
     28  +51 2014 sep 11the lesters awards 2010March 2010 - Earth Policy InstitutePeter David now heads E-Square Inc. Junko, who was Lester's main ... B received a coveted national book award in 2005 from the National ...
     28  -12 2014 aug 04rising food pricesChapter 8. Rising Temperature, Rising Food Prices - Earth Policy Rising Temperature, Rising Food Prices . Agriculture as it exists today developed over 11,000 years of rather remarkable climate stability. It has evolved to ...
     28  +73 2014 jul 27global economic collapseOur challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse . The question is: Can we change direction ...
     28  +12 2014 jul 16global wind power
     29  -15 2014 sep 23fell grainEco-Economy Indicators - Grain Harvest | EPIGlobal grain consumption fell significantly for the first time since 1995, as high prices dampened use for ethanol production and livestock feed. Still, overall ...
     29  ~ 2014 sep 18china solar industryData Highlights - 47: China's Solar Panel Production to Double by China installed a world record amount of solar photovoltaics (PV) ... As demand for increasingly affordable solar power continues to climb ...
     29  -15 2014 sep 01bowl of chinaExpanding Dust Bowls Worsening Food Prospects in China and AfricaUnfortunately, dust bowls are not just relics of the past. Today two new dust bowls are forming: one in northern China and southern Mongolia ...
     29  ~ 2014 aug 31african markets shopping bagsStores were allowed to pass the cost on to consumers either in bag ... In South Africa , where plastic bags caught in bushes and trees had ...
     29  ~ 2014 aug 24china solar panelChina now accounts for 64 percent of global solar panel production—churning out 25,600 megawatts of the nearly 40,000 megawatts of PV ...
     29  -5 2014 jul 17million dolar earth
     30  +6 2014 oct 01world watch institute blogIn 1974, he founded Worldwatch Institute , of which he was President for its first 26 ... socks and sweaters of her own design, which she posts on her knitting blog .
     30  -8 2014 sep 15newground
     30  +8 2014 jul 29china wind energt
     30  ~ 2014 jul 16fuel consumption topFossil Fuel Consumption Subsidies in Top 25 Countries, 2011A, B. 1, Fossil Fuel Consumption Subsidies in Top 25 Countries, 2011. 2. 3, Country, Subsidies. 4, Billion U.S. Dollars. 5. 6, Iran, 82.2. 7, Saudi Arabia, 60.9.
     31  ~ 2014 sep 05chinese solar pnaels
     31  ~ 2014 aug 24solar panel china
     31  ~ 2014 aug 24countrywise poor peopleBut that does not stop over half the men in China from smoking tobacco. ... Those too old, too poor , or too sick to leave remain, struggling to work the ... been climbing rapidly in recent years in the major cities and countrywide .
     31  +6 2014 jul 27china wind energy
     31  ~ 2014 jul 25texas plastic baggiesMore than 20 million Americans live in communities with plastic bag bans .... Opposition to plastic bags has emerged in Texas , despite the state ...
     31  +30 2014 jul 22list of failed statesTop 20 Failing States , 2010 - Earth Policy InstituteA, B, C, D, E. 1, Top 20 Failing States , 2010. 2. 3, Rank, Country, Score. 4. 5, 1, Somalia, 114.3. 6, 2, Chad, 113.3. 7, 3, Sudan, 111.8. 8, 4, Zimbabwe, 110.2.
     32  -13 2014 aug 19meat consumption per capitaData Highlights - 25: Peak Meat: U.S. Meat Consumption Falling | EPIU.S. Meat Consumption per Person, 1909-2012. Total U.S. meat consumption peaked in 2007 at 55 billion pounds and has fallen each year ...
     33  -3 2014 oct 03plan b costBookstore - Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization | Chapter 10 What we cannot calculate is the cost of not adopting Plan B . How do you put a price tag on civilizational collapse and the massive suffering and death that ...
     33  +28 2014 jul 30vehicle tracking ecosystem1. Mathis Wackernagel et al., “ Tracking the Ecological Over- shoot of Mathis Wackernagel et al., “ Tracking the Ecological Over- shoot of the ..... Vehicle Infrastructure and Services Provided by the Public Sec- tor,” cited in Todd ...
     33  -15 2014 jul 23china solar water heaterOn Rooftops Worldwide, a Solar Water Heating RevolutionChina , for example, is now home to 27 million rooftop solar water heaters . With nearly 4,000 Chinese companies manufacturing these devices, ...
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