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Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

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With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. "In this era of tightening world food supplies, the ability to grow food is fast becoming a new form of geopolitical leverage. Food is the new oil," Lester R. Brown writes.

What will the geopolitics of food look like in a new era dominated by scarcity and food nationalism? Brown outlines the political implications of land acquisitions by grain-importing countries in Africa and elsewhere as well as the world's shrinking buffers against poor harvests. With wisdom accumulated over decades of tracking agricultural issues, Brown exposes the increasingly volatile food situation the world is facing.

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With food supplies tightening, countries are competing for the land and water resources needed to feed their people.

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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 Japan’s Blue Planet Prize. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393344158
Author:
Brown, Lester R
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Brown, Lester R.
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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