Pessimism on the Food Front

| August 19, 2019 | Leave a Comment

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Media Type: Article - Foundational

Year of Publication: 2018

Author(s): Paul R. Ehrlich, John Harte

Journal: Sustainability

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Abstract: Virtually all trends, biophysical and socioeconomic, suggest that levels of hunger, already high, will only increase as the human population grows and its life-support systems are degraded. Steps that might ameliorate the situation are, unhappily, nowhere in sight.

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  • Joanna Wilkie

    Climate disruption. Yes. And energy is mentioned. You might as well have spelt out the inescapable conundrum linking the two. Industrial agriculture cannot function without the use of vast quantities of fossil fuels. A no-win situation,unfortunately.

    comment by david higham.