Lester Brown dishes on what it takes to feed a hungry world

September 23, 2013 by  
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A conversation about the business challenges and opportunities in a world of growing demand for food, a growing population and climate change.

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Head of Earth Policy Institute Warns That Current Water Shortages Will Soon Threaten Food Supplies

July 8, 2013 by  
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Image via Shutterstock All over the world, wells are drying up and water tables are dropping low. Altogether, 18 countries around the world are over-pumping their underground water resources to the point where the level of water available is being reduced each year and will eventually run out. The head of the  Earth Policy Institute warns that this could lead to a global food shortage in the not-too-distant future. Read the rest of Head of Earth Policy Institute Warns That Current Water Shortages Will Soon Threaten Food Supplies Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: drought causes food insecurity , drought concerns , Earth Policy Institute , food insecurity , food security , Lester Brown , Lester Brown drought essay , Lester Brown Earth Policy Institute , Lester Brown water essay , shortages in aquifers , water shortages , water world hunger , world hunger        

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Ernie Adams Hand-Builds Tiny Dwarf Cars From Scrap

July 8, 2013 by  
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Reorienting the Economy is a Challenge That can be Overcome

April 20, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Pink Dispatcher / Creative Commons We need an economy for the twenty-first century, one that is in sync with the earth and its natural support systems, not one that is destroying them.

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Why World Food Prices Are Poised to Keep Climbing

March 10, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: marfis75 / Creative Commons In February, world food prices reached the highest level on record . Soaring food prices are already a source of spreading hunger and political unrest, and it appears likely that they will climb further in the months ahead….

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Fashion Showroom And Private Living Space Squeezed Into 700 SF, For $ 6,000

March 10, 2011 by  
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Photos: ROW Studio.

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Essential Data From a World on the Edge

February 24, 2011 by  
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A globe showing population projections. Photo credit: Arenamontanus / Creative Commons The hundreds of data sets that accompany World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse , illustrate the world’s current predicament and give a sense of where we might go. Here are some highlights from the collection…

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Tapping the Energy Below the Earth’s Surface

August 31, 2010 by  
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Image credit: lydurs /Flickr The heat in the upper six miles of the earth’s crust contains 50,000 times as much energy as found in all the world’s oil and gas reserves combined.

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Lowering Income Taxes While Raising Pollution Taxes Reaps Great Returns

April 7, 2010 by  
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Lowering income taxes while upping pollution taxes could save Americans a bundle in the long run. Photo: James Jordan via flickr

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U.S. Feeds One Quarter Of Its Grain To Cars While Hunger Is On The Rise

January 22, 2010 by  
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The 107 million tons of grain that went to U.S. ethanol distilleries in 2009 was enough to feed 330 million people for one year at average world consumption levels. More than a quarter of the total U.S

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