All of us need energy, food, and water. And all three are getting increasingly hard to come by. Oil supplies are so tight the IEA has announced the opening of 60 million barrels worth of strategic oil reserves to offset lost Libyan production. Food supplies are so tight the U.N. recently warned the world of an imminent crisis. Food security and nutrition representative David Nabarro told The Associated Press last week that “shortages of food, water and power are bound to create social anxiety and political instability in the future.” He added, “Anybody who thinks that 2008 represented some kind of peak is dreaming.”
Energy, Food and Water – Peak or just the beginning ?