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    Food and Fuel: Solutions for the Future (Paperback) Edited by Andrew Heintzman, Edited by Evan Solomon, Foreword by Eric Schlosser

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    DescriptionThe 21st century appears to be dominated by two major global crises: the scarcity of food and the disappearance of fuel. Through shortages and soaring costs, both have had detrimental effects on the environment and both have undermined the global economy ? most importantly, both will continue to do so unless immediate action is taken. This timely and provocative collection of essays explores how and why these problems have developed and what can be done to resolve them. Wide-ranging pieces by trenchant thinkers such as Thomas Homer-Dixon, Gordon Laird, Jeremy Rifkin, Ken Wiwa, Frances Moore Lappé, and Anna Lappé offer valuable strategies to combat global famine and fast-food fat, business models for safe and sustainable food production and power sources, descriptions of emerging technologies and sciences, a reexamination of nuclear power, and much more. Both remarkable for its depth of thought and eminently readable, Food and Fuel provides innovative, practical solutions for dealing with these urgent issues.

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    Food and Fuel
    Solutions for the Future
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Andrew Heintzman, Edited by Evan Solomon, Foreword by Eric Schlosser
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 333
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    ISBN 13: 9780887848261
    ISBN 10: 0887848265

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
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    LC classification: HF
    BIC subject category V2: KCM
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    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BIC subject category V2: RNU
    Libri: I-BE
    BIC subject category V2: THX
    BISAC V2.8: TEC031010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27830
    Abridged Dewey: 327
    BISAC V2.8: TEC012000, POL033000, BUS072000
    DC22: 363.8
    DC21: 363.8
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    Edition statement
    House of Anansi Press
    Imprint name
    House of Anansi Press
    Publication date
    24 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Toronto, Canada