August 14, 2009
The Earth Policy Institute’s Lester Brown identifies many global factors which may be pushing industrial civilization beyond a tipping point of irreversible change and collapse. Overharvesting of marine fisheries, loss of biodiversity, increased population growth, poor food and water management, the peaking of oil production, social conflict, and climate change are among the pressures breaking down civil social structures.
Peat forest conversion in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.
Earth Policy Institute