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I've been suggesting that there will be appreciable starvation/die off events across the globe for a little while.

I genuinely fear that the first will be the scariest when China starves within the next decade. Equally I fear that the UK is vulnerable because the economic structure has become entirely divorced from agricultural production. Too many people who will be economically unproductive without oil in places where food isn't and no good way to re-adjust that fact.

There are possible solutions, but I doubt they will allow more than a general deflation, we cannot go on growing population which is gonna piss off a lot of religious groups.

We could lose a couple of billion over a timescale of 10 - 50 years which is going to make political stability a commodity hard to find.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Apr 9th, 2008 at 11:32:43 AM EST

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