"World on Edge details the vice closing around us: a quadruple squeeze of global warming and shortages in food, water and energy. Then it explains the path out—and how little time we have left to take that path. Got anything more important to read than that?" —Peter Goldmark, former head of the Port authority of New York and New Jersey, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, and CEO of the International Herald Tribune
"Brown presents his compelling arguments in straightforward language, buttressed with numerous facts, statistics and graphs," writes Joseph Chamie, former director of the United Nations Population Division, in his review of Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity.