Eating Fossil Fuels: Oil, Food and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture by Dale Allen Pfeiffer - PDF, DJVU, DOC, EPUB

Eating Fossil Fuels: Oil, Food and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture(ePUB)

Print Length: 276 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publication Date: 06.02.2018
Language: English
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The miracle of the Green Revolution was made possible by cheap fossil fuels to supply crops with artificial fertilizer, pesticides, and irrigation. Estimates of the net energy balance of agriculture in the United States show that ten calories of hydrocarbon energy are required to produce one calorie of food. Such an imbalance cannot continue in a world of diminishing hydro

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