Ronald Bailey on Peak Farmland and the Coming Great Ecological Restoration

588413638780163045 Ronald Bailey on Peak Farmland and the Coming Great Ecological Restoration

“Humanity now stands at Peak Farmland, and the
21st century will see release of vast areas of land, hundreds of
millions of hectares, more than twice the area of France for
nature,” declared Jesse Ausubel, the director of the Program for
the Human Environment at Rockefeller University, in a December
lecture. Ausubel was outlining the findings in a new study he and
his collaborators had done in the Population and Development
Review. Unlike other alleged resource “peaks,” peak farmland
reflects not the exhaustion of resources but the fruits of human
intelligence and growing affluence. Reason Science
Correspondent Ronald Bailey parses the details of this new Green
Revolution. View this article.

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Ronald Bailey on Peak Farmland and the Coming Great Ecological Restoration

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