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The Resource The coming famine : the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it, Julian Cribb

The coming famine : the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it, Julian Cribb

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The coming famine : the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it
Title
The coming famine
Title remainder
the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it
Statement of responsibility
Julian Cribb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Coming Famine, Julian Cribb lays out a vivid picture of impending planetary crisis--a global food shortage that threatens to hit by mid-century--that would dwarf any in our previous experience. Cribb's comprehensive assessment describes a dangerous confluence of shortages--of water, land, energy, technology, and knowledge--combined with the increased demand created by population and economic growth. Writing in brisk, accessible prose, Cribb explains how the food system interacts with the environment and with armed conflict, poverty, and other societal factors. He shows how high food pri
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cribb, Julian
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food supply
  • Food industry and trade
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Climatic changes
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SCIENCE
  • Climatic changes
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food supply
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Business
  • Social Science
Label
The coming famine : the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it, Julian Cribb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What food crisis? -- Food-- or war -- The well runs dry -- Peak land -- Nutrients : the new oil -- Troubled waters -- Losing our brains -- Eating oil -- The climate hammer -- Elephants in the kitchen -- A fair deal for farmers -- Food in the future
Control code
ocn655848185
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282660809
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612660801
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 266080
  • 22573/cttt2jh9
  • a7003e03-dcf0-4c12-8e2c-3f05c8fa9829
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655848185
Label
The coming famine : the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it, Julian Cribb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What food crisis? -- Food-- or war -- The well runs dry -- Peak land -- Nutrients : the new oil -- Troubled waters -- Losing our brains -- Eating oil -- The climate hammer -- Elephants in the kitchen -- A fair deal for farmers -- Food in the future
Control code
ocn655848185
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282660809
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612660801
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 266080
  • 22573/cttt2jh9
  • a7003e03-dcf0-4c12-8e2c-3f05c8fa9829
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655848185

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