"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.
Janet Larsen weighs in with "Should Young People Trust Political Leaders to Lead?" National Journal UN Climate Change Conference blog. Posted December 10, 2009.