House of Anansi Press

Food and Fuel

Solutions for the Future

Volume editor Evan Solomon • Volume editor Andrew Heintzman

Published February 15, 2009 | ISBN 9780887848575
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development

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360 pages
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About this book

Food and Fuel

Solutions for the Future

Evan Solomon • Andrew Heintzman

The twenty-first century has been dominated by two major global crises: a scarcity of food and fuel. Both have had detrimental effects on the environment and both are at the root of the fragile health of the global economy.

Combining the best of the critically acclaimed Fuelling the Future and Feeding the Future, this timely and provocative collection of essays from leading thinkers such as Thomas Homer-Dixon, Gordon Laird, Jeremy Rifkin, Frances Moore Lappe, and Anna Lappe offers valuable strategies to combat global famine and fast-food fat; business models for sustainable food production and power sources; and descriptions of emerging technologies and sciences.

About the Creators

Evan Solomon

Evan Solomon is the anchor of CBC’s national political show Power & Politics. He co-founded and was editor-in-chief of Shift magazine, and writes a monthly column for The Globe and Mail called "How They See It", and has worked as a journalist and writer for publications throughout North America and Asia, including The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Toronto Star and The South China Morning Post.

Andrew Heintzman

Andrew Heintzman is president and a co-founder of Investeco Capital, the first Canadian investment company focused exclusively on environmental sectors. He is also the Chair of the Premier’s Climate Change Advisory Panel for the Province of Ontario. He was co-editor of Fueling the Future: How the Battle Over Energy Is Changing Everything, Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine, and Food and Fuel: Solutions for the Future, all published by House of Anansi Press. He sits on a number of corporate boards, including Lotek Wireless, Triton Logging, and Horizon Distributors. He is on the board of directors of the Tides Canada Foundation, and the Steering Committee of Sustainable Prosperity. Before Investeco, Andrew was a co-founder and publisher of Shift magazine. He lives in Toronto.