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The End of the Modern Era is Closer Than You Think

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Peak oil, peak soil, peak water……..all basic requirements for modern life are depleted, but please just keep rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic so the rats have time to escape to their bunker in an undisclosed location.

World scrambles to contain food inflation

“Record high food prices are moving to the top of policymaker agendas, driven by fears it could stoke inflation, protectionism and unrest and dent consumer demand in key emerging economies.”

The Oil Drum | Discussions about Energy and Our Future also  Peak Oil- the End of the Oil Age

Peak soil: it’s like peak oil, only worse | Energy Bulletin

Water scarcity ‘now bigger threat than financial crisis’ – Climate …

Potential Food Shortages…in America?

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Millennium Ark  08/18/09

California and Texas – America’s main food growing states – have experienced severe, ongoing drought. California is suffering through a 4th straight year of horrendous water shortages, which has impacted every single crop it produces. See California’s Vital Role in Food Production for an eye-opener of what this states brings to your table.

Parts of Texas are experiencing the worst drought ever and fears are surfacing that it may be here to stay. Extreme drought is impacting everything that Texas produces. Marketing economist Dr. Mark Welch expects drought to cut Texas’ corn crops by 45%, sorghum by 69%, and wheat 62%. Cotton fields are so dry they’re being abandoned. These aren’t the only foods in trouble. Vegetables, horticulture plants, peaches and their world famous pecans have also taken severe hits. April freezes wiped out some Texas grapes leaving wineries in tough shape.
No Amer Drought

Drought in Wisconsin has pushed farmers to the edge and where it hasn’t destroyed crops and livestock outright, crops are at least 3 months behind. In Iowa, hail losses try farmers’ hearts.

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Written by laudyms

August 21, 2009 at 9:22 am