"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.
Susan Glazer writes "Rising Food Prices: Are High Food Prices Here To Stay?" for the CQ Global Researcher, citing Lester Brown's "The Great Food Crisis of 2011" in Foreign Policy. Posted October 18, 2011.