Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Saudi Arabia will run out of water for agriculture in 2016


Interview with Lester Brown of earth-policy.org.
Highlights:
  • Photosynthesis limit has been reached in advanced agriculture
  • 95% of corporate food cost is unrelated to actual growing of food
  • People should be asking themselves "do I really need a car?"
  • 26 million agricultural wells in India quickly drawing down aquifers
  • Saudi agriculture will shut down in 3 years for lack of water

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