Lester R. Brown: Ecologist, Author and Economist

A Plowboy Interview with Lester R. Brown, ecologist, author and economist, who has spent his adult life studying and writing about global food, population, and other economic and environmental problems.



Lester R. Brown, ecologist, author and economist.
Lester R. Brown, ecologist, author and economist.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
World price of soybeans, 1958-77.
World price of soybeans, 1958-77.
Graph source: International Monetary Fund
World price of newsprint, 1951-77.
World price of newsprint, 1951-77.
Graph source: International Monetary Fund
U.S. Crude Oil Production, 1950-77.
U.S. Crude Oil Production, 1950-77.
Graph source: U.S. Department of the Interior.

















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