"Eliminating water shortages depends on a global attempt to raise water productivity similar to the effort launched a half-century ago to raise land productivity, an initiative that has nearly tripled the world grain yield per hectare." –Lester R. Brown, World Facing Huge New Challenge on Food Front in Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
Janet Larsen weighs in with "Should Young People Trust Political Leaders to Lead?" National Journal UN Climate Change Conference blog. Posted December 10, 2009.