Full planet, empty plates : the new geopolitics of food scarcity
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kirtland Community College Library||HD 9000.6 .B769 2012||30775305462559||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780393088915 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 039308891X (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780393344158 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 0393344150 (pbk.)
xiii, 144 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 
|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.|
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Full Planet, Empty Plates : The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
Lester R. Brown is the founder of the Earth Policy and Worldwatch Institutes. He has been honored with numerous prizes, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the United Nations Environment Prize, and twenty-five honorary degrees. He lives in Washington, D.C.