Will the United States Ever Be a Real Environmental Force?
How can the United States be motivated to restructure its whole economy?
September 7, 2003
Adopting a prominent environmental policy is widely considered an unlikely event in the United States. Unless the country assumes a leadership position — much as it belatedly did in World War II.
While all the world was convinced that the United States would stay on the sidelines, the nation responded to the aggression of Germany and Japan only after it was directly attacked at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
But respond it did. After an all-out mobilization, the U.S. engagement helped turn the tide, leading the Allied Forces to victory within 3
President of the Earth Policy Institute Lester R. Brown has been described by the Washington Post as "one of the world’s most influential thinkers." The Telegraph of Calcutta called him "the guru of the global environmental movement." In May 2001, he founded Earth Policy Institute, where he now serves as president. The purpose of the […]