Dependence of agriculture on oil consumption

Other Names:
Depletion of oil reserves to produce more food
If the whole planet were to eat according to the practices used by the USA, the entire petroleum reserves of the planet would be exhausted within 13 years.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
09.04.1998 – 00:00 CEST