State of the World Reports

State of the World 1986

January 1986
ISBN: 0-393-30255-5
263 pages

"The collective actions of a world population approaching 5 billion now appear capable of causing continental and even global changes in natural systems," writes former Worldwatch Institute president, Lester R. Brown. "Our security and well-being may be threatened less by the conflicts among nations than by the deteriorating relationship between ourselves...

State of the World 1985

January 1985
ISBN: 0-393-30218-0
301 pages

This is the second in an annual series of reports that measures worldwide progress in achieving sustainability - the extent to which our economic and social systems are successfully adjusting to changes in the underlying natural resource base.

Former Worldwatch Institute president Lester Brown says: "Observers generally agree on the principal actions needed...

State of the World 1984

This book is out of print.