A Sustained Effort
New crops produce biofuels,
but are they sustainable?
Established in 2007, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Bioenergy Science Center (BESC)...
Colorado River water supply Last Updated on 2012-09-11 at 14:20
This curriculum module will look at the Colorado River water supply, climate issues and water extraction issues. We will study the data, the possible consequences to various... More »
International Food Security Assessment: 2012-22Last Updated on 2012-08-11 at 12:22
Food security is estimated to improve slightly in 2012 as the number of food-insecure people in the 76 countries covered in this report declines from 814 million in 2011 to 802... More »
Agriculture IILast Updated on 2012-07-26 at 11:56
Humans began to cultivate food crops about 10,000 years ago. Prior to that time, hunter-gatherers secured their food as they traveled in the nearby environment. When they... More »
Bioenergy: Chances and LimitsLast Updated on 2012-07-26 at 11:02
This report from the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has come to the conclusion that in quantitative terms, bioenergy plays a minor role in the transition to... More »
Food SecurityLast Updated on 2012-07-16 at 20:46
A comprehensive definition of food security that is widely accepted today is that “food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access... More »