How is it possible to be a professor and also be this damn ignorant?
According to Prof Lang, all assessments of the world’s food systems reach the same damning conclusion, namely that “a big crunch is coming”. Falling oil reserves – needed for fertilisers – climate change and a soaring global population are coming together in a perfect storm.
What the hell do oil reserves have to do with fertilisers? We don\’t use oil to make them after all.
We use natural gas to make fertiliser. You know, that stuff we\’re all about to drown in as the shale revolution gets underway?