"The use of paper, perhaps more than any other single product, reflects the throwaway mentality that evolved during the last century. There is an enormous possibility for reducing paper use simply by replacing facial tissues, paper napkins, disposable diapers, and paper shopping bags with reusable cloth alternatives." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Ode Magazine's Special Copenhagen edition features "Not Waiting for the West" by Lester Brown. 75,000 copies of this edition are being given to delegates, business leaders, activists and other influencers at the UN Climate Change Conference. Posted December 4, 2009.