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Peak food. Sustainability challenged as many renewable resources max out | Peak Energy & Resources, Climate Change, and the Preservation of Knowledge

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Peak chicken was in 2006, while milk and wheat both peaked in 2004 and rice peaked way back in 1988, according to new research from Yale University, Michigan State University and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany.

What makes the report particularly alarming is that so many crucial sources of food have peaked in a relatively short period of history, the researchers said.

“Mankind needs to accept that renewable raw materials are reaching their yield limits worldwide,” said Jianguo “Jack” Liu, of Michigan State University.

Source: Peak food. Sustainability challenged as many renewable resources max out | Peak Energy & Resources, Climate Change, and the Preservation of Knowledge

Maybe it’s all part of the simulation we’re living in……

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