"Attention has focused on oil insecurity, and rightly so, but it is not the same as food insecurity. An empty gas tank is one thing, an empty stomach another. And while there are substitutes for oil, there are none for food." –Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Lester Brown speaking at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in Ottawa on February 12 about the importance of cutting carbon emissions in order to save civilization. Posted April 15, 2010.