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Food and fuel : solutions for the future

Author: Andrew Heintzman; Evan Solomon
Publisher: Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2009.
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This timely and provocative collection combines for the first time the best articles from those groundbreaking earlier volumes [Fueling the Future and Feeding the Future], featuring leading thinkers such as Thomas Homer-Dixon, Gordon Laird, Jeremy Rifkin, Frances Moore Lappe, and Anna Lappe. Here are valuable strategies to combat global famine and fast-food fat; business models for sustainable food production and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Heintzman; Evan Solomon
ISBN: 9780887848261 0887848265
OCLC Number: 251195905
Description: xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Saving agriculture from itself / Stuart Laidlaw --
Betting the farm : food safety and the beef commodity chain / Ian MacLachlan --
Fish or cut bait : solutions for our seas / Carl Safina and Carrie Brownstein --
Diet for a smaller planet : real sources of abundance / Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé --
Overfeeding the future / Kelly Brownell --
Bringing ingenuity to energy / Thomas Homer-Dixon --
At the frontier of energy / Gordon Laird --
Is nuclear energy the answer? / Allison Macfarlane --
Boom, bust, and efficiency / L. Hunter Lovins and Wyatt King --
Reverse engineering : soft energy paths / Susan Holtz and David B. Brooks --
The dawn of the hydrogen economy / Jeremy Rilkin.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon ; foreword by Eric Schlosser.

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This timely and provocative collection combines for the first time the best articles from those groundbreaking earlier volumes [Fueling the Future and Feeding the Future], featuring leading thinkers such as Thomas Homer-Dixon, Gordon Laird, Jeremy Rifkin, Frances Moore Lappe, and Anna Lappe. Here are valuable strategies to combat global famine and fast-food fat; business models for sustainable food production and power sources; and descriptions of emerging technologies and sciences. This remarkable book shows that our most pressing problems of food and fuel require innovative, practical solutions now -- from cover.

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