Bazza wrote: A blob of land as big as us surely can provide enough food to support itself.
except that most of it is desert. We'll need one or more of the following to be self-sufficient, food-wise:
-massive increase in rainfall
-massive desalination plants
-massive overhaul of the stormwater systems (to collect the water instead of letting it go out to sea)
-massive spending on reclaiming water from sewerage
-massive irrigation system
-massive population reduction
Mel Gibson's remake of The Life of Brian
is nowhere near as funny as the original.
There are four autonomic responses, and they all start with F. Fright, fight, flight and making love. -Dr Karlhttp://edible-hat.livejournal.com/