Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Food: The Coming Famine; It's Peak Food and Water not Peak Oil We Should Worry About

The world needs fertilizers and the world's population wants more protein, straining our food supplies. This explains, for example, why BHP is bidding for POT.

Among the reasons:

  • Global population will reach 10B by 2060
  • Worsening water shortages worldwide
  • What is needed to produce food is becoming scarce, farmland, oil, phosphate, potash, climate less table.
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