High tech farming, local food systems, food aid, or strict environmental regulation? How the American dust bowl can teach us to deal with drought

Working paper by Evan Fraser on 1 Oct 2012

Abstract of Working Paper 110 This paper examines responses to the American Dust Bowl in the 1930s as a way of exploring how society today may be able to respond to today’s droughts and pending “food crises”. With regards the debate over solutions to the Dust Bowl, four broad themes emerge. First, some argued that […]