Water Resources Fact Sheet: Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today.

Water Resources Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release July 30, 2014 Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today. Seventy percent of world fresh water use is for irrigation. Each day we drink nearly 4 liters of water, but it takes some 2,000 liters of …

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 …

World One Poor Harvest Away From Chaos

Article from Earth Policy www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update91 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Plan B Update February 15, 2011 Today there are three sources of growing demand for food: population growth; rising affluence and the associated jump in meat, milk, and egg consumption; and the use of grain to produce fuel …