Request a Desk Copy - For Instructors Only


If you are a college or university instructor and you teach a course for which adoption of any Worldwatch Institute title is a realistic possibility, you can request a complimentary review copy. To retain a complimentary review copy without charge indefinitely, Worldwatch must receive proof of adoption.

Should no proof of adoption be received within 30 days of reciept of the review copy, an invoice will be generated for the cost of the book. The invoice will remain pending until proof of adoption is sent or the invoice is paid.

State of the World and Vital Signs
To request a copy of the 2012 editions of State of the World and Vital Signs and onwards, please visit to process the request.

All Other Worldwatch Publications
Please fill out the form below or e-mail your information to  You can also make your request by contacting Customer Service by phone at (202) 745-8092.