Famine Threatens the Very Survival of Human Civilization

| March 16, 2013 | Leave a Comment

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 Paul and Anne Ehrlich look at what they expect is the most serious threat to global sustainability, the growing difficluty of avoiding large-scale famines:

All inputs needed to feed each additional person will, on average, come from scarcer, poorer and more distant sources, disproportionately more energy will be used, and disproportionately more greenhouse gases will be generated.

Means to address this growing threat will not be supplied by the market. A popular movement is needed to direct cultural awareness toward providing the “foresight intelligence” and the agricultural, environmental and demographic planning necessary.

 

Read more here: pdf or at The Daily Star

 

 

 

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