1 hour 20 minutes
With: Salter, C. L., "The urban enigma."
The second of two lectures by Harrison Scott Brown, professor of geochemistry at California Institute of Technology, traces the evolution of the current global food situation and points out how energy use can cause climate changes which can drastically affect the world's food supply.
The preceding lecture, "Energy Resources," is available in the Oregon Public Speakers Collection here: http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11428
These lectures are part of the "Ecosystems" series of lectures sponsored by Sigma Xi- Earth Resources Ltd.
Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.
Ecosystems, Population, Food, Climate changes
Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 4 track, mono
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Brown, Harrison Scott, ""Food and Population"" (1979). Special Collections: Oregon Public Speakers. 171.