October 17, 2013
BY TIMOTHY A. WISE & MARIE BRILL
Originally published by Al Jazeera on 10/17/2013
Biofuels made from corn and other foodstocks compete for land and water, putting added stress on scarce resources [AP]
Rumour has it that the Roman emperor Nero played a fiddle and sang while Rome burned for five days in t...
October 3, 2013
Originally published by Triple Crisis Blog on 10/03/2013
Was Thomas Malthus right after all? In 1798, Malthus postulated that exponential population growth would outstrip our ability to feed ourselves, dooming civilization. This early attempt at global economic modeling...