Earth Policy Institute

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

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

    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.