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Eating Oil: Energy Use In Food Production





ISBN 9780367167646
Published April 30, 2021 by Routledge
226 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides facts and figures to show how fast fossil fuel energy is being used up in the developed countries. It considers the problems of feeding the population of the developing countries to whom the expedient of using fossil fuel energy to boost food production is not available.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of the Problem 2. Energy in Primary Agricultural Production 3. Energy in Food Processing, Distribution, and Preparation 4. Possible Ways of Saving Energy: General Considerations 5. Possible Ways of Saving Energy: Agriculture 6. Possible Ways of Saving Energy: Food Processing, Distribution, and Preparation 7. Feeding the World's Population 8. The Final Reckoning 9. Epilogue

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