"Attention has focused on oil insecurity, and rightly so, but it is not the same as food insecurity. An empty gas tank is one thing, an empty stomach another. And while there are substitutes for oil, there are none for food." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Ed Crooks of Financial Times reviews Lester Brown's World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse in "A Guide for Business in Turbulent Times." Posted February 3, 2011.