Lester Brown - The New Geopolitics of Food

With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to centre stage in the global struggle for food security. Food is the new oil.

Lester Brown, renowned environmental thinker and the founder of the Earth Policy and Worldwatch institutes, addresses these issues in a fundraiser for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives's Climate Justice Project.  Details for the event are as follows:

The 6th annual Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) conference - November 25 to 28, 2013

The Fresh Outlook Foundation (FOF) is hosting its 6th annual Building Sustainable Communities (BSC) conference November 25 – 28, 2013 at the Delta Grand Resort Conference Centre in Kelowna, BC. The Climate Action Secretariat is a proud sponsor of the event, and an active participant in the deep conversation about sustainability that will unfold over the four days. Conference details can be found here.