Food, Energy, and Society

Food, Energy, and Society

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A new edition of the analysis of energy use in relation to natural resources, technology, economic development, and demographics, assessing problems of sustainability and solutions. The discussions consider topics in solar energy, manipulating ecosystems for agriculture, the historical uses of human and animal energy, fish and agricultural production, ethanol fuels, and environmental impacts. The revision emphasizes food production systems and their use of land, water, energy, and biological resources, and the planning policy dilemmas facing individuals and nations in terms of providing food and a quality environment for the future. Includes statistical tables. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Niwot, Co. : University Press of Colorado, c1996
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780870813863
Branch Call Number: 338.19 PIM
Characteristics: xvi, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Pimentel, Marcia


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