Effects of the 2000s energy crisis
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
Effects of the 2000s energy crisis - Wikipedia
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
How To Avoid Giving Food Poisoning To Your Holiday Guests
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48 million people get food-borne illnesses every year. Out of those, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.
2000s energy crisis
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
2000s energy crisis - Wikipedia
Recession of 2008
The Great Recession was the general economic decline observed in world markets around the end of the first decade of the 21st century. The exact scale and timing of the recession is debated and varied...
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Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
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Peak oil
Peak oil, an event based on M. King Hubbert's theory, is the point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which the rate of production is expected to enter terminal...
Peak oil - Wikipedia
Food vs. fuel
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
Food vs. fuel - Wikipedia
2007-2008 world food price crisis
World food prices increased dramatically in 2007 and the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2008 creating a global crisis and causing political and economical instability and social unrest in both poor and devel...
2007-2008 world food price crisis - Wikipedia
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Alternative fuel vehicle
An alternative fuel vehicle is a vehicle that runs on a fuel other than "traditional" petroleum fuels (petrol or diesel); and also refers to any technology of powering an engine that does not involve ...
Alternative fuel vehicle - Wikipedia
Oil price increases of 2004-2008
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
Oil price increases of 2004-2008 - Wikipedia
Agricultural biodiversity
Agricultural biodiversity is a sub-set of general biodiversity. It includes all forms of life directly relevant to agriculture: rare seed varieties and animal breeds (farm biodiversity), but also many...
Agricultural biodiversity - Wikipedia
Desertification
Desertification is a type of land degradation in which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid, typically losing its bodies of water as well as vegetation and wildlife. It is caused by ...
Desertification - Wikipedia
2008-2009 Keynesian resurgence
In 2008 and 2009, there was a worldwide resurgence of interest in Keynesian economics among prominent economists and policy makers. This included discussions and implementation of economic policies in...
2008-2009 Keynesian resurgence - Wikipedia
Unconventional oil
Unconventional oil is petroleum produced or extracted using techniques other than the conventional (oil well) method. Oil industries and governments across the globe are investing in unconventional oi...
National fiscal policy response to the late 2000s recession
Many nations of the world have enacted fiscal stimulus plans in response to the recent global recession. These nations have used different combinations of government spending and tax cuts to boost th...
National fiscal policy response to the late 2000s recession - Wikipedia
List of largest oil fields
This list of oil fields includes some major oil fields of the past and present.The list is incomplete; there are more than 65,000 oil and gas fields of all sizes in the world. However, 94% of known oi...
List of largest oil fields - Wikipedia
Mitigation of peak oil
The mitigation of peak oil is the attempt to delay the date and minimize the social and economic impact of peak oil by reducing the world's consumption and reliance on petroleum. By reducing petroleum...
Mitigation of peak oil - Wikipedia
Bioplastic
Bioplastics are plastics derived from renewable biomass sources, such as vegetable fats and oils, corn starch, pea starch or microbiota. Bioplastic can be made from agricultural byproducts and also fr...
Bioplastic - Wikipedia
Energy crisis
An energy crisis is any great bottleneck (or price rise) in the supply of energy resources to an economy. In popular literature though, it often refers to one of the energy sources used at a certain t...
Energy crisis - Wikipedia
Agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinals and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key d...
Agriculture - Wikipedia
World population
The world population is the total number of living humans on Earth. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the world population exceeded 7 billion on March 12, 2012. According to a separate es...
World population - Wikipedia
Fuel tax
A fuel tax (also known as a petrol, gasoline or gas tax, or as a fuel duty) is an excise tax imposed on the sale of fuel. In most countries the fuel tax is imposed on fuels which are intended for tra...
Fuel tax - Wikipedia
Biofuel
A biofuel is a fuel that is derived from biological materials, such as plants and animals. Also biofuel can still be seen as fuel derived from organic matter (obtained directly from plants, or indirec...
Biofuel - Wikipedia
Agricultural policy of the United States
The agricultural policy of the United States is composed primarily of the periodically renewed federal U.S. farm bills.
Over the first 200 years of U.S. agricultural history until the 1920s, agri...
Agricultural policy of the United States - Wikipedia