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In and Around News 2008-03-07:'世界粮食危机'


Rush towards biofuels might lead to ‘global starvation’

A top British Government official has warned that the rush towards biofuels is threatening world food production and the lives of billions of people.食品、饲料和生物燃料、人口增长、等各方面对农作物的需求混合在一起,令全球可能面对一场粮食危机





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We've been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. World grain supplies are low, there's just forty days' worth in stock and the long-term future looks bleak. Our demand for foods predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The worlds population is set to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.

 

The increase is mainly in the developing world. In countries like China and India, an economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold, the McDonald's wave becoming a familiar sight in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products require more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis. And its the first priority of the UKs new chief science adviser.

 

"The pessimistic scenario, is, this problem is not recognized. This, the increase in productivity that's required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If thats not met, then you are going to get very very large amount, increases in prices and potential food ferments and real problems, an inflation of food inflation, in, throughout the world."

 

The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last few years could become more common with harvests badly hit. Its estimated global warming can bring us 16% fall in food production by 2020. Biofuels are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels. But that's using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what's needed is a new Agricultural Revolution to boost food production.

 

Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating its, and living off the knowledge created a generation ago.

 

No one suggesting our packs, supermarket shelves will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent action may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC News.

 

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bleak If a situation is bleak, it is bad, and seems unlikely to improve.

 ingredient An ingredient of a situation is one of the essential parts of it.

ferment  Ferment is excitement and trouble caused by change or uncertainty.

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 live off If you live off another person, you rely on them to provide you with money.

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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. While grains of lives are low, they have just forty days work then stock and the long-term future needs bleak. Our demand for food is predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is said to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2030.

 

The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New restaurant habits are taking hold, the McDonald’s rate becoming a familiar sign in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products supply more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis. And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new chief science adviser.

 

The pessimistic scenario? Is, this problem is not recognized? This, the increase in productivity is inquired. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very very large amount, increases in prices and potential fulfillments and real problems, an inflation, a food inflation throughout the world.

 

The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like this in Australia in the last two years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring us 16% fall in food production by 2020. Wild fields are seemed as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fields. But that’s using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production.

 

Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating its, and leaving off the knowledge created a generation ago.

 

No one suggesting our packs, super market sales will never be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent attention may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC.

[ 本帖最后由 ^Flora^ 于 2008-3-7 22:43 编辑 ]
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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. While grains of lives are low, they have just forty days work then stock and the long-term future needs bleak. Our demand for food is predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is said to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2030.

The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New restaurant habits are taking hold, the McDonald’s rate becoming a familiar sign in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products supply more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis. And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new chief science adviser.

The pessimistic scenario? Is, this problem is not recognized? This, the increase in productivity is inquired. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very very large amount, increases in prices and potential fulfillments and real problems, an inflation, a food inflation throughout the world.

The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last two years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring us 16% fall in food production by 2020. Wild fields are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fields. But that’s using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production.

Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating its, and leaving off the knowledge created a generation ago.

No one suggesting our packs, super market sales will never be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent attention may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC. [ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-8 00:33 编辑 ]
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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. While grains of supplies are low, they have just forty days work then stock and the long-term future needs bleak. Our demand for food is predicted to rise 50% by 2030. These statistics are startling. The world’s population is said to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050. The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold, the McDonald’s way becoming a familiar sign in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products supply more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis. And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new chief science adviser. The pessimistic scenario? Is, this problem is not recognized? This, the increase in productivity is required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not met, then you are going to get very very large amount, increases in prices and potential fulfillments and real problems, an inflation, a food inflation throughout the world. The changing climate is part of the problem. Things like these in Australia in the last two years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring us 16% fall in food production by 2020. Wild fields are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fields. But that’s using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production. Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating its, and living off the knowledge created a generation ago. No one suggesting our packs, super market sales will never be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent action may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC.

[ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-8 09:24 编辑 ]
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[ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-8 11:37 编辑 ]

On   mediterraneam

We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. While grains of lives are low, they have just forty days worth in stock and the long-term future looks bleak. Our demand for food is predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is said to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.

The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New restaurant habits are taking hold, the McDonald’s reign becoming a familiar sign in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products require more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis. And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new Chief Science Adviser.

"The pessimistic scenario, is, this problem is not recognized, This, the increase in productivity is required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very very large amount, increases in prices and potential food ferments and real problems, an inflation, a food inflation throughout the world."

The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last two years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring us 16% fall in food production by 2020. Wild fields are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fields. But that’s using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production.

“Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating its, and leaving off the knowledge created a generation ago.”

No one suggesting our packs, super market sales will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent action may be needed now to prevent a global scarcity in the future. Christine McGourty, BBC.

[ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-8 11:38 编辑 ]
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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. World grain supplies are low, that's just forty days worth in stock and the long-term future looks bleak. Our demand for foods predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is set to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.


The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold, the McDonald trend becoming a familiar sight in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products supply more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis. But it’s the first priority of the UK’s new Chief Science Adviser.


"/ Pessimistic scenario, is, this problem is not recognized, This, the increase in productivity that's required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very very large amount, increases in prices and potential food ferments and real problems, in an inflation of food intrusion, in, throughout the world."


The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last few years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020. Biofuels are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels. But don't using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new Agricultural Revolution to boost food production.


“Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating its, and living off the knowledge created a generation ago.”


No one suggesting our packs, supermarket shelves will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent action may be needed now to prevent / global scarcity in / future. Christine McGourty, BBC News.

 

 

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Reaping living food times of plenty in recent decades. But no more while green supplies are low. They are just 40 days worthy in stock. On the long time future leaves bleak are demands for foods predicted to rise 5% by 2030. The statistics are startling, the world's population is said to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050. The increases may lead in the developing world, in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold. The McDonald's way's becoming a familiar site in unexpected places. More meat and * products require more land and motor. All the ingredients are there for future food crisis and it is the first priority of the UK's new chief science advisor.

 

"The pessimistic scenario is that this problem is not recognized this increased productivity is required a 50 percent increase in food production and getting on for 50 percent in energy production. If that's not met, then you are going to have very, very large that increases in prices and potential for famines and real problems, and inflations in food industry throughout the world."

 

The changing climate is part of the problem. Seems like these in Australia, the last years could become more common with harvest badly hit. It's estimated global warming can bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020. Bio-fuels are seen as part of the solution of greener alternative to fossil fuels. But that drew in a bland badly needed to grow food. Now some say what's needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production.

 

Agriculture has been out fashion in many science communities and all of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating, its, and living of the knowledge created its generation ago.

 

No one's suggesting our packs supermarkets shelves will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast, urgent actions may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future.

 

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We've been living through times of plenty in recent decades but no more.

While grains of lives are low,this just forty day's work since stock and the long-term future leaves bleak are demanded for foods predicted to rise 50% by 2030.

The statistics are startling the world's population is said to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.

The increases may lead in the developing world in countries like China and India. And economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet.

New western habbits are taking hold. The Macdonald's way becoming a familiar sight and unexpected places.

More meat and dairy products require more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food cirsis. And this the first priority of the UK’s new chief science adviser.

The pessimist’s scenario … this problem is not recognised. This the increase in productivity is required a 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% energy production. If that’s not math,then you’re going to get very very large math, increases in prices and potential for f? and real problems and inflation,food inflation and threat the world.

The changing climate is part of the problem. Things like these in Australia in the last two years could become common with harvests badly hit this makes global warming can bring a 60% fall in food production by 2020.

Biofuels are seemed part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fields. But that’s using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production.

Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities and out of that came a drastic underinvestment.an the world was eating its living of the knowledge created generation ago.

No one suggesting our packs ,supermarket shares will … be empty,but The world of food is changing fast. Urgent attention may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future.

Christine M... BBC

 

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根据阶梯修改规则,你应该在zpc的修改上接着修改, 详见 ST版发贴规则  谢谢 -goanna

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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. World grain supplies are low, that's just forty days worth in stock and the long-term future looks bleak. Our demand for foods predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is set to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.


The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold the McDonald’s way becoming a familiar sight in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products supplies require more land and water. All the ingredients are there for a future food crisis.

And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new Chief Science Adviser.


“Pessimistic scenario is this problem is not recognized, this is increasing in productivity that's required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very
very large amount increases in prices and potential food ferments and real problems in an inflation of food intrusion in throughout the world."


The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last few years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020. Biofuels are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels. But that uses up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new Agricultural Revolution to boost food production.


“Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And out of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating and living of the knowledge created a generation ago.”


No one suggestion our packs, supermarket shelves will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent action may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC News.

[ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-8 16:07 编辑 ]

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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. World grain supplies are low, that's just forty days worth in stock and the long-term future looks bleak. Our demand for foods predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is set to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.


The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold. The McDonald’s way becoming a familiar sight in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products require more land and water. All the ingredients so, they have for / future food crisis.

And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new Chief Science Adviser.


The pessimistic scenario is this problem is not recognized. This, the increasing / productivity that's required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very
very large amount increases in prices and potential food ferments and real problems in an inflation of food intrusion in throughout the world."


The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last few years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020. Biofuels are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels. But that using a plan badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new Agricultural Revolution to boost food production.


“Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And all of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating and living of the knowledge created a generation ago.”


No one suggesting our packs, supermarket shelves will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent taction may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC News.

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We’ve been lived in full times of plenty in recent decades.But no more.World green supplies are low.They are just 40 days wealth in stock.And the long time future lives bleak are demand for foods rise 50% by 2030.This statistics are starting.World’s population is set to explode from 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.The increase in mainly in the developing world.,countries are like China and India.And economic booms are increasing their wealth in dramatic altering in traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold.The McDonald’s way are becoming a familiar site in unexpected places.more meat and dairy product supply more land and motor.old i are there for future food crisis.And this is the first priority of the UK’s new chief Science advisor. The pessimistic area is this problem is not recognized.This has been an increased product activity that requires 50% increase in food production getting on for 50% energy production. If that not met.Then you are going to get very very large increase in prices and potential for farmers and real problems in inflation of food and inflation that’ll threaten to the world.The changing of the climate is a part of the problem. seems like these are in the Australia in the last few year could become more common with harvest badly hit.It is estimated that the global warming can bring a 60% fall in food production by 2020.Biofuel are seen as the part of the solution of greener alternative to fossil fuels.but that’s using a blind bad need to raw food. Now some say what needed is a new food revolution to boost food production..Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communites.And out of that come a drastic under-adjustment.And the world was eating and living of the knowledge created generation ago.No one’s suggesting our pets supermarket shelfs will be empty.But the world of food is changing fast.urgent action may be needed now to prevent the global scarcity in future. Christina Girty BBC news. [ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-8 22:53 编辑 ]
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We've been living full time's of plenty in recent decades, but no more, world grain supplies are low, there are just 40 days worth in stock and the longterm future looks bleak. Our demand for food predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world's population is said to explode from over 6 bn now to 9bn by 2050. The increases are mainly in the developing world, in countries like China and India ,an economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering their traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold, the Mc Donald's way are becoming a familiar site in unexpected places.More meat and dairy products require more land and water, all the ingredients are there for a future food crises. and this is the first priority of the UK new chief science adviser, "pessimistics in our area said if this problem is not recognized, this increasing productivity that's required, a 50% increase in food prodution and getting on for a 50% on energy production ,if that's not met,then you are going to get very very large increases in prices, in the potential for farmings and real problems in inflation and food throughout the world ." The changing climate is part of the problem. Scence like this in Australia in the last 2 years could be more common with harvest badly hit . It's estimated Global Warming could bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020 . Biofuels are seen as a part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels, but that's using a land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what's needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production. "Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities and out of that came a drastic under investment, and the world was eating its living of a knowlege created a generation ago." No one suggesting our packed supermarket shelves will ever be empty, but the world of food is changing fast. Urgent actions may be needed now to prevent the global scared city in future.
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We've been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. World grain supplies are low. They are just 40 days worth in stock and the longterm future looks bleak. Our demand for food’s predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world's population is said to explode from over 6 bn now to 9bn by 2050. The increase is mainly in the developing world, in countries like China and India ,an economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering their traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold, the Mc Donald's way becoming a familiar site in unexpected places.More meat and dairy products require more land and water, all the ingredients are there for a future food crises. and this is the first priority of the UK new chief science adviser, "pessimistics scenario. this problem is not recognized, this increasing productivity that's required, a 50% increase in food prodution and getting on for a 50% on energy production ,if that's not met,then you are going to get very very amount large increases in prices, the potential for famines and real problems in inflation and food inflation throughout the world ." The changing climate is part of the problem. Scence like this in Australia in the last few years could be more common with harvests badly hit . It's estimated Global Warming could bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020 . Biofuels are seen as a part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels, but that's using up land badly needed to grow food. Now some say what's needed is a new agricultural revolution to boost food production. "Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities and out of that came a drastic under investment, and the world was eating its and living of the knowlege created a generation ago." No one suggesting our packed supermarket shelves will ever be empty, but the world of food is changing fast. Urgent action may be needed now to prevent the global scarcity in future.

[ 本帖最后由 goanna 于 2008-3-9 21:09 编辑 ]
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We’ve been living through times of plenty in recent decades, but no more. World grain supplies are low, that's just forty days worth in stock and the long-term future looks bleak. Our demand for foods predicted to rise 50% by 2030. The statistics are startling. The world’s population is set to explode from over 6 billion now to 9 billion by 2050.


The increases may lean in the developing world in countries like China and India. An economic boom is increasing their wealth and dramatically altering the traditional diet. New western habits are taking hold. The McDonald’s way becoming a familiar sight in unexpected places. More meat and dairy products require more land and water. All the ingredients so, they have for / future food crisis.

And it’s the first priority of the UK’s new Chief Science Adviser.


“The pessimistic scenario is this problem is not recognized. This, the increasing / productivity that's required. A 50% increase in food production and getting on for 50% in energy production. If that’s not mad, then you are going to get very
very large amount increases in prices and potential food ferments and real problems in an inflation of food intrusion in throughout the world."


The changing climate is part of the problem. Scenes like these in Australia in the last few years could become more common with harvests badly hit. It’s estimated global warming can bring a 16% fall in food production by 2020. Biofuels are seen as part of the solution, a greener alternative to fossil fuels. But that using a plan badly needed to grow food. Now some say what’s needed is a new Agricultural Revolution to boost food production.


“Agriculture has been out of fashion in many science communities. And all of that came a drastic underinvestment. And the world was eating and living of the knowledge created a generation ago.”


No one suggesting our packs, supermarket shelves will ever be empty. But the world of food is changing fast. Urgent taction may be needed now to prevent global scarcity in future. Christine McGourty, BBC News.

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