Formby: Perfect Storm

Yesterday the Government's chief scientist Professor John Beddington warned that world upheavals will come to a head in 2030. A perfect storm of food shortages, scarce water and insufficient energy resources will combine to produce 'chaos'.

Regular readers will know that I have written about peak oil and climate change in other entries, this oncoming crisis needs to be addressed now. Our local strategies and plans should begin to reflect a concern for these issues and be setting out action plans that account for these threats.

For more on this look up yesterday's Guardian Newspaper or visit this blog for further coverage.