Reality of life is the fact that IN ORDER for the world to be out of food by 2050,
we already may have shortages occurring – have you noticed food prices lately?
Shortages are already starting to effect prices today, and if you have not noticed yet –
I am sure that you will soon start noticing every time that you go shopping!
Impending Crisis: Earth to Run Out of Food by 2050?
By TARA KELLY Tara Kelly – Tue Dec 7, 2:45 pm ET
Is the earth running out of food? That’s what scientists warned if the world leaders don’t act now and negotiate food security policies at this week’s Climate Change talks in CancÚn, reports the New Zealand Herald.
In a new book, The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It, Professor Julian Cribb argues a catastrophic global food shortage will hit by mid-century. His predictions paint a glum picture of the perfect storm that could threaten the lives of hundreds of millions of people: Populations will grow to 9.2 billion by 2050 and in turn double today’s global food requirement and outstrip growth in food output. Combined with unpredictable extreme weather patterns, droughts will haunt those most vulnerable and lead to crop failures, food riots and war. Food prices will inevitably spike with a rising demand for protein foods such as meat, milk, fish and eggs. Growing shortages of water and less productive land to yield crops will further hinder the world’s future food production. (See the World’s Top 10 Endangered Exports.)