"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
John Elkington reviewed Lester Brown's autobiography Breaking New Ground for the May/June issue of Resurgence and Ecologist. He writes, "I read the book cover-to-cover in a couple of sittings and learned an immense amount in the process, not just about Brown's extraordinary life and times but also about the mind-boggling spectrum of challenges he has taken on."