"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.
In late October, the Harvard Crimson sat down with Lester Brown, who was at Harvard to give several talks on sustainability. The author of more than 50 environmental books, including World on the Edge and Full Planet, Empty Plates, Brown has been a vocal advocate for environmental sustainability, even going so far as to call for “war-time mobilization” in order to save the planet. Check out the full interview here.