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Thursday, May 22, 2008

tipping point?

I was listening to Marketplace on NPR yesterday, and there was a story about rice supplies.  There was one sentence at the end of the interview that made me pay attention. "Global demand for nearly every major commodity has outstripped supply."
Whoa.  This is something I have been concerned about for a long time now, and here they are saying it on a mainstream news show.  Things are getting serious.  Now is a good time to be sure that you are ready for a rollercoaster ride, because this is just the beginning. I know some people that read this might think I am crazy, but I think we are fast encroaching a tipping point.

1 comment:

Shannon said...

I haven't visited for a while but I am glad I caught this post. DH and I were just talking the other day about the Tipping Point and whether we had past it. My theory was that if they are acknowledging it I think we may have...