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

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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 …

Earth Policy Release — Improving Food Security by Strategically Reducing Grain Demand

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By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Plan B 4.0 Book Byte November 9, 2010 www.earth-policy.org/book_bytes/2010/pb4ch09_ss6 After several decades of rapid rise in world grain yields, it is now becoming more difficult to raise land productivity fast enough to keep up with the demands of a growing, increasingly affluent, population. …