The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World
Join the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana on Thursday, June 23rd as author Joel Bourne Jr. discusses his book, The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World. A pre-event books singing and receiption will begin promtly at 5:30pm.
5:30 PM: Book signing and networking reception
6:00 PM: Program commences
7:00 PM: Conclusion of program
7:15 PM: Dinner (for those with reservations)
Book Description: "In The End of Plenty, award-winning envoirnmental journalist Joel K. Bourne Jr. puts our race to feed the world in drammatic perspective. With a skyrocekting world population and tightening global grain supplies spurring riots and revolutions, humanity must produce as much food in the next four decades as it has since the beginning og civilizations to avoid a Malthusian catastrophe. Yet climate change could render hald our farmland usless by century's end . . ."