Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter One

We also draw attention to the role of speculative long positions in commodity futures by institutional investors as tracked by the New England  Complex Systems Institute www.necsi.edu – Hazel Henderson ,Editor in Chief Chapter 1. Food: The Weak Link  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch1 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates April 9, 2013 …

Earth Policy Release – New Era of Food Scarcity Echoes Collapsed Civilizations

New Era of Food Scarcity Echoes Collapsed Civilizations  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/book_bytes/2013/fpepch1 Earth Policy Release Book Byte February 7, 2013 The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity. Over the last decade, world grain reserves have fallen by one third. World food prices …

CSR Asia Weekly: CASP Programme upgrade / Food prices / Education for sustainability / Inclusive design

Gain Insights at Sustainability Disclosure Forum Learn more about the major aspects of sustainability reporting, disclosure and communication at the CSR Asia Forum on Sustainability Disclosure, taking place in Singapore on 23 March 2011. ——————————————————————————– ARTICLES CSR Asia Strategic Partner Programme gets an upgrade In 2006, we launched the CSR …

World Carryover Grain Stocks Fall to 72 Days of Consumption

World Carryover Grain Stocks Fall to 72 Days of Consumption Uncomfortably Close to Level Prior to 2007-08 Food Price Spike www.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/press_room/C68/2010_pressrelease1/ Earth Policy Release August 12, 2010 Estimates for this year’s global grain carryover stocks have fallen to 444 million tons, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s August 12th …