Did you know? The heat in the upper six miles of the earth’s crust contains 50,000 times much as energy as found in all the world’s oil and gas reserves combined. Despite this abundance, only 10,500 megawatts of geothermal generating capacity have been harnessed worldwide. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 5 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Matt Roney, Research Associate here at Earth Policy Institute, discusses the global food supply on WYNC's Leonard Lopate show with Glenn Denning, Director at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development for the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Posted February 17, 2012.