The goal of the Earth Policy Institute is to raise public awareness to the point where it will support an effective public response to the threats posed by continuing population growth, global climate change, the loss of plant and animal species, and the many other trends that are adversely affecting the Earth.
The purpose of the Earth Policy Institute is to provide a vision of what an environmentally sustainable economy will look like, a roadmap of how to get from here to there, and an ongoing assessment of this effort, of where progress is being made and where it is not; this is « Plan B »

Plan B is regularly enriched and updated. The last Plan B version “Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to save civilisation” is available for free downloading at :

EPI regularly issues Eco-economy updates for plan B, providing detailed up-to-date inforamtion on a particular addressed aspect (problem & solution). They are available at following address:

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You will also find on Earth policy Institute web site :

lots of essential data, and particularly:

- a summary about an « Energy&Climate » plan to stabilize global warming « Time for Plan B : Cutting Carbon Emissions 80 percent by 2020 »

- Eco-Economy indicators highlighting the twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building an eco-economy

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