Food limits reached in China ? [good case study]greenspun.com : LUSENET : Running on Empty - The Coming Petroleum Exhaustion Dieoff : One Thread
THE WORLD'S MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IS FACING A MASSIVE GRAIN DEFICIT
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Should the world's most populous country be blamed for the effect its growing demands will have on food prices? Unfortunately, China is only one of scores of countries that have reached the carrying capacity of their land and water resources, thus requiring an ever-greater reliance on imported food. China just happens to be the largest of them and, by an accident of history, the one with the potential to tip the world balance from surplus to scarcity. ...
-- Scott (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 11, 2000