Let Them Eat Btus

My friend Gregor Macdonald says this better than I do, but it’s always worth remembering that, in a modern economy, your food is really just repurposed Btus. Here is a good example from the USDA, using the expanding energy consumption of the U.S. food system in recent years.


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