Problem

Dependence of agriculture on oil consumption

Other Names:
Depletion of oil reserves to produce more food
Claim:
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