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World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

January, 2011

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This book authored by Lester Brown looks at the environmental threats to international stability and analyses the international cooperation needed to stem environmental deterioration.

We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Our challenge is to think globally and develop policies to counteract environmental decline and economic collapse. The question is: Can we change direction before we go over the edge?

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