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

January, 2011


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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