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Lester R. Brown

AKA Lester Russell Brown

Born: 28-Mar-1934
Birthplace: Bridgeton, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Earth Policy Institute

Father: Calvin C. Brown
Mother: Delia Smith
Wife: Shirley Ann Woolington (m. 12-Jun-1960, div., one son, one daughter)
Son: Brian
Daughter: Brenda

    High School: Bridgeton High School, Bridgeton, NJ (1951)
    University: BS Agricultural Science, Rutgers University (1955)
    University: MS Agricultural Economics, University of Maryland (1959)
    University: MPA, John F. Kennedy School of Government (1962)

    US Agriculture Department (1959-69)
    America Coming Together
    Center for a New American Dream Advisory Board
    Cosmos Club
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Earth Policy Institute Founder
    EMILY's List
    Institute for International Economics Advisory Board
    John Kerry for President
    Kerry Victory 2004
    MoveOn.org
    United Nations Foundation Advisory Board
    Worldwatch Institute Founder, President (1974-2000)
    Humanist of the Year 1991

Author of books:
Man, Land and Food (1963)
Increasing World Food Output (1965)
Seeds of Change (1970)
World Without Borders (1972)
Man and His Environment: Food (1972, with Gail Finsterbusch)
In the Human Interest (1974)
By Bread Alone (1974, with Erik Eckholm)
The Twenty-Ninth Day (1978)
Running on Empty (1979, with Colin Norman and Christopher Flavin)
Building a Sustainable Society (1981)
Saving the Planet (1991, with Christopher Flavin and Sandra Postel)
Full House: Reassessing the Earth's Population Carrying Capacity (1994, with Hal Kane)
Who Will Feed China? Wake-Up Call for a Small Planet (1995)
Tough Choices: Facing the Challenge of Food Scarcity (1996)
Eko Kezai Kakume: Environmental Trends Reshaping The Global Economy (1998)
Beyond Malthus: Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge (1999, with Gary Gardner and Brian Halweil)
Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth (2001)
Plan B: Rescuing a Planet under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble (2003)
Outgrowing the Earth: The Food Security Challenge in an Age of Falling Water Tables and Rising Temperatures (2005)
Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble (2006)


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