"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 was recently interviewed by John Vidal of the Observer on the topic of food scarcity and his new book Full Planet, Empty Plates. "This situation is not going to go away," said Brown. Check out the full article for more on the new geopolitics of food.