Review of "Food, Energy and Society"
This review of
Food, Energy and Society, edited by David
and Marcia Pimentel is far from done. It's only already here
at all, because I mention the book in my
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- The book contains many useful facts and tables.
- It accounts for the energy cost of everything but rarely includes
estimates of human labor costs. Labor costs are much more important.
- While its articles mention nuclear energy in many places and
these references don't dismiss it, nuclear energy is ignored in
the summary chapter. The recommendations for massive efforts to
use less energy are therefore unsupported.
- Certain other problems of sustainability seem exaggerated - details
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