"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's World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse in Karen Zeitvogel's article "World is 'one poor harvest' from chaos, new book warns," for AFP. Posted January 17, 2011.