“...a highly readable and authoritative account of the problems we face from global warming to shrinking water resources, fisheries, forests, etc. The picture is very frightening. But the book also provides a way forward.” –Clare Short, British Member of Parliament
Geoffrey Lean's article 'One poor harvest away from chaos' in the The Telegraph cites Lester Brown: "the world is only one poor harvest away from chaos. We are so close to the edge that politically destabilising food prices could come at any time." Posted January 12, 2011.