Lester Brown

American Environmentalist
Founder Worldwatch Institute & Earth Policy Institute
"The Guru of the Environmental Movement"

1994 Blue Planet Prize

birthdate: March 28
Bridgeton, New Jersey

Lester Brown has been called “the guru of the environmental movement” and "one of the world's most influential thinkers." In 1974 he founded the Worldwatch Institute, the first reserach instutue that was devoted to analyzing global environmental issues. In 2001, he started a new venture, the Earth Policy Institute, dedicated to helping provide a road map for achieving an environmentally sustainable economy. Lester Brown has written or co-written over 50 books about 'better world issues' including environmental isssues, population, ending hunger and sustainability.

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