Late last year, Dale Allen Pfeiffer started looking into how natural gas shortages would affect fertilizer production costs. The article “EATING OIL” unravels the myriad of ways we now rely on fossil fuel to get food onto our table-
Alarming for anyone pursuing sustainability – as oil and gas are being used up at a rate where none will be left in 15 year’s time.
That spells starvation for any society sticking to fuel-based agriculture and food supply.
Think I am being overly alarmist? Check out his article at: http://www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/100303_eating_oil.html