"Eliminating water shortages depends on a global attempt to raise water productivity similar to the effort launched a half-century ago to raise land productivity, an initiative that has nearly tripled the world grain yield per hectare." –Lester R. Brown, World Facing Huge New Challenge on Food Front in Plan B 3.0: 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.