"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 delivered a lecture titled “Peak Water: What Happens to Our Food Supply When the Wells Go Dry?” on February 4 at the FedEx Global Education Center as part of the UNC Global Research Institute’s water series. Though water is the source of human life and civilization, Lester says sometimes humans forget how important it is. Read more here.