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Hot, hungry planet : the fight to stop a global food crisis in the face of climate change

Author: Lisa Palmer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The U.N. predicts the Earth will have more than 9.6 billion people by 2050. With resources already scarce, how will we feed them all? Journalist Lisa Palmer has traveled the world for years, documenting the cutting-edge innovations of people and organizations on the front lines of fighting the food gap.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Palmer
ISBN: 9781250084200 1250084202
OCLC Number: 973480820
Description: xi, 239 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The fight to close the food gap --
Women's work --
Soils, sylvan pastures, and sustainability --
California and Syria: a tale of two droughts --
Population, health, and environment powerfully working together --
India's climate-smart villages --
Climate stupid --
Rice --
Hot fish --
Small and sustainable.
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