"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.
Check out EPI's Director of Research, Janet Larsen, on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann. They discuss the World Bank's warning of a 7 degree temperature rise by 2100 and other climate change issues. Watch the first twelve minutes to see the full interview.