This book provides facts and figures to show how fast fossil fuel energy is being used up in the developed countries. It considers the problems of feeding the population of the developing countries to whom the expedient of using fossil fuel energy to boost food production is not available.

chapter Chapter One|19 pages

The Nature of the Problem

chapter Chapter Two|22 pages

Energy in Primary Agricultural Production

chapter Chapter Three|31 pages

Energy in Food Processing, Distribution, and Preparation

chapter Chapter Four|11 pages

Possible Ways of Saving Energy: General Considerations

chapter Chapter Five|28 pages

Possible Ways of Saving Energy: Agriculture

chapter Chapter Seven|30 pages

Feeding the World’s Population

chapter Chapter Eight|28 pages

The Final Reckoning