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Full planet, empty plates : the new geopolitics of food scarcity / Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library HD 9000.6 .B769 2012 30775305462559 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393088915 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 039308891X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780393344158 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393344150 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 144 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Food: the weak link -- The ecology of population growth -- Moving up the food chain -- Food or fuel? -- Eroding soils darkening our future -- Peak water and food scarcity -- Grain yields starting to plateau -- Rising temperatures, rising food prices -- China and the soybean challenge -- The global land rush -- Can we prevent a food breakdown?
Summary, etc.:
Explores the geopolitics of food scarcity. Presents an effort to raise public understanding of the challenges of food shortage and be an inspiration to action.
Subject: Food supply.
Food supply > Political aspects.

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