Books written by The Worldwatch Institute

State of the World 2014

Island Press | April 29, 2014 | 320 pages
Citizens expect their governments to lead on sustainability. But from largely disappointing international conferences like Rio II to the U.S.’s failure to pass meaningful climate legislation, governments’ progress has been lackluster. That’s not to say leadership is absent; it just often... More Info

State of the World 2012

March 28, 2012 | 256 pages
In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, the Worldwatch Institute marks the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit by looking at what changes and policies will be necessary to make sustainability a permanent feature of the world's economies, in a book that also includes informative charts.  More Info