An independent, peer reviewed journal for policy makers and practitioners in agriculture and related industries, assessing the interactions between population growth, resources, the environment and climate change.
Keywords: Climate change, carbon sinks, GHG, food production.
See Appendix for definitions of terms used.
Matt Ridley, writing in the Wall Street Journal (1), made a number of points justifying why the world should continue to burn fossil fuels at an increasing rate.
We contend he draws the wrong conclusions from the established evidence. Ridley fails to recognize the potential chronic, dire and irreversible consequences of burning fossil fuels at an ever increasing rate.