â€œHumanity now stands at Peak Farmland, and the 21st century will see release of vast areas of land, hundreds of millions of hectares, more than twice the area of France for nature,â€ declared Jesse Ausubel, the director of the Program for the Human Environment at Rockefeller University, in a December lecture. Ausubel was outlining the findings in a new study he and his collaborators had done in the Population and Development Review. Unlike other alleged resource â€œpeaks,â€ peak farmland reflects not the exhaustion of resources but the fruits of human intelligence and growing affluence. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey parses the details of this new Green Revolution.
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