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Eating Oil

Energy Use in Food Production, 1st Edition

By Maurice B. Green

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225 pages

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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

Preface -- Notes on Units -- The Nature of the Problem -- Energy in Primary Agricultural Production -- Energy in Food Processing, Distribution, and Preparation -- Possible Ways of Saving Energy: General Considerations -- Possible Ways of Saving Energy: Agriculture -- Possible Ways of Saving Energy: Food Processing, Distribution, and Preparation -- Feeding the World’s Population -- The Final Reckoning -- Epilogue -- Appendix

About the Author

Green, Maurice B.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General