Tough Choices: Facing the Challenge of Food Scarcity by Lester Russell Brown, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Tough Choices: Facing the Challenge of Food Scarcity

Tough Choices: Facing the Challenge of Food Scarcity

by Lester Russell Brown
     
 

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Published for the World Food Conference to be held in Rome in November, this provocative book assesses the current food scarcity situation and proposes steps that can be taken to expand food production and buy additional time to stabilize population. Part of the Worldwatch Environmental Alert series. National pubilcity.

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Published for the World Food Conference to be held in Rome in November, this provocative book assesses the current food scarcity situation and proposes steps that can be taken to expand food production and buy additional time to stabilize population. Part of the Worldwatch Environmental Alert series. National pubilcity.

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In this contribution to the World Food Summit (Rome, November 1996), Brown<-->president of the environmental research organization Worldwatch Institute<-->argues that pressures on global food supplies by growing populations and affluence will result in scarcity and rising prices. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393040487
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.31(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

Lester R. Brownis 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 twenty-five honorary degrees. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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