mtguy333 saidScary thought. Peak fuel comes at the same time as this.
Relax, twitter is not life, don't just react upon two words. Had you read the text instead you'd have seen that, if accurate, this is good news.
"More crops for use as biofuels and a shift towards more meat consumption in emerging economies such as China or India - demanding more cropland to feed livestock - would not offset a fall from the peak driven by improved yields, it calculated.
If correct, the land freed up from crop farming would be some 10 percent of what is currently in use - equivalent to 2.5 times the total area of France, Europe's biggest country bar Russia, or more than all the arable land now farmed in China.
"We believe that humanity has reached Peak Farmland, and that a large net global restoration of land to nature is ready to begin," said Jesse Ausubel, director of the Program for the Human Environment at the Rockefeller University in New York
Never mind that concerning peak oil we know not yet if the USA could wind up being an oil exporter nor if other energy sources might come online before that might become a major issue.
Contrary to popular belief, the sky is not yet falling.