Food crisis looms

As we attempt to preserve as much as we can of an economy that relies on enormous and cheap energy inputs, there is a temptation to turn to all kinds of desperate measures.  It has long been a concern of mine that energy crops will compete directly with food crops, to preserve a high-energy lifestyle for the world’s rich at the cost of food for the world’s poor.

Here‘s a UK report that suggests that food shortages will hit the world before climate change affects us.

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