Did you know: For the first time in 2008 the world’s city dwellers outnumbered those in the countryside. The share of urbanites is projected to continue increasing, so that by 2030 some 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 6 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Lester Brown delivered a lecture titled “Peak Water: What Happens to Our Food Supply When the Wells Go Dry?” on February 4 at the FedEx Global Education Center as part of the UNC Global Research Institute’s water series. Though water is the source of human life and civilization, Lester says sometimes humans forget how important it is. Read more here.