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by PAUL ROBERTS

Author: PAUL ROBERTS
Language: English
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC (2001)
Category: Perfomance
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The End of Food book.

The End of Food book. In The End of Food, Paul Roberts investigates this system and presents a startling truth-how we make, market, and transport our food is no longer compatible with the billions of consumers the system Salmonella-tainted tomatoes, riots, and skyrocketing prices are only the latest in a series of food-related crises that have illuminated the failures of the modern food system.

Paul Roberts is the author of The End of Oil, which was a 2005 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book . To be fair, both books were completed before the costs of food skyrocketed, but neither really grapples with the everyday economics of an ideal system

Paul Roberts is the author of The End of Oil, which was a 2005 New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award finalist, and he is a regular contributor to Harpers Magazine. A long-time observer of both business and environmental issues, he is an expert on the complex interplay of economics, technology, and the natural world. To be fair, both books were completed before the costs of food skyrocketed, but neither really grapples with the everyday economics of an ideal system. Food supply is governed by a market in which, writes Roberts, food is "produced wherever costs are lowest.

Paul Roberts is the author of The End of Oil, which was a finalist for the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award in 2005. The End of Food - Paul Roberts. He has written about resource economics and politics for numerous publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Harper’s Magazine, and Rolling Stone, and lectures frequently on business and environmental issues.

Paul Roberts’s prophetic and well-received 2004 book, The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World, anticipated the current energy crisis. Now he’s moved on to what we put in our mouths. A contributor to Harper’s and other magazines, Roberts sketches a dire present and ponders a bleak future.

Paul Roberts is an American journalist and author of two non-fiction books, The End of Oil (2004) and The End of Food (2008)

Paul Roberts is an American journalist and author of two non-fiction books, The End of Oil (2004) and The End of Food (2008). He had before been a regular contributor to Harper's Magazine and writes primarily about "the complex interplay of economics, technology, and the natural world.

The End of Food follows on Paul Roberts' End of Oi. Food - its production, consumption, history, etc. - is so well-covered in this book that I can never, ever think about food in the same light, or not think about it for that matter.

Food - its production, consumption, history, etc. Super-concentrated and pretty fun to read too. By Thriftbooks. com User, July 1, 2008.

The emergence of large-scale food production gave us unprecedented abundance - but at a steep and ultimately unsustainable price. Relentless cost-cutting has made our food systems vulnerable to contamination and disease

The emergence of large-scale food production gave us unprecedented abundance - but at a steep and ultimately unsustainable price. Relentless cost-cutting has made our food systems vulnerable to contamination and disease. More than a billion people are overweight or obese, yet roughly the same number are still malnourished. Over-crowded countries like China are already planning for tightened global food supplies

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