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Energy, climate, food and health.

Research paper by Patricia J PJ Erwin

Indexed on: 02 Dec '08Published on: 02 Dec '08Published in: Medical reference services quarterly



Abstract

On June 3-5, 2008, international organizations and heads of state met in Rome to discuss the critical situation in global food supplies and prices during the World Food Crisis Summit. The intent of this column is to provide approaches to identifying the complex issues that impact public health, public safety, and nutrition on a global basis. The Web sites selected provide a background for the complex issues involved (energy, climate and environment, agriculture, and politics) and reveal controversial and competing agendas with many far-reaching implications.