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Earth Policy Institute: Podcast

Nov 2, 2011

Press Teleconference with Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute and author of World on the Edge, on U.S. carbon emissions down 7 percent in four years, with even bigger drops coming. Posted November 2, 2011.

Between 2007 and 2011, carbon emissions from coal use in the United States dropped 10 percent....

Apr 26, 2011

Lester Brown discusses the emerging geopolitics of food scarcity and the trends driving it. Based on the featured article written by Lester in the May/June issue 2011 of Foreign Policy magazine. Posted April 26, 2011.

Mar 24, 2011

Podcast of Lester Brown discussing the trends in China’s agriculture sector, including expanding deserts, the overpumping of aquifers, and the paving over of farmland for a rapidly growing automobile fleet, that are undermining the country’s ability to meet its food needs with its own harvest. Together with rising...