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Lester Brown

Lester R. Brown, described as “one of the world’s most influential thinkers” by The Washington Post, is Founder and President of Earth Policy Institute, a non-profit environmental research organization based in Washington, D.C. During a career that started with tomato farming, Brown has received numerous awards, including 25 honorary degrees, and has authored or co-authored over 50 books. His books, the most recent of which is World on the Edge, have appeared in 40 languages.