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Those of us who’ve been working on environmental issues for many years have been saying for some time that if the environmental trends of recent decades continue, eventually we’ll be in trouble. What was not clear is what form the trouble would take, and when it would come. I now think it’s going to come on the food front, in the form of rising world food prices, and within the next few years.

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[Environmental trouble] is going to come on the food front, in the form of rising world food prices, and within the next few years.
Lester R. Brown, 2004 2

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