Ecological Overshoot

Fossil Fuels and Our Food

Without the nitrogen-based fertilizer derived from fossil fuels — half our population would starve

Calle Eklund, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Did you know that our food supply is totally dependent on fossil fuels?

Without fossil-fuel-derived fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, and the diesel guzzling tools of…



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Gary Janosz

Gary Janosz


Finding the humor in a world of frustration. Always learning, usually the hard way.