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Unformatted text preview: English 100wb Prof. Hessler 11/2/2008 Annotated Citations 1) Church, Norman. Why Our Food is so Dependent on Oil. April 1, 2005. Retrieved Nov. 2, 2008, from http://www.energybulletin.net/node/5045 This is a very extensive source covering many of the issues that our food production faces in relation to its dependence on oil. Our food doesnt just depend on oil for transporting it from state to state, country to country, or continent to continent, it depends on it for basically all the processes of the modern food system. Petroleum is used as a raw material in the manufacture of fertilizers and pesticides. I t is also used in the planting, ir rigation, harvesting, processing, and distribution and packaging. As it turns out the industrial food supply system is one of the greatest contributors to greenhouse gasses as well as one of the greatest consumers of fossil fuels. The article goes on to explain in great depth the processes of the modern food system that utilize natural gas as their source of energy and how extensive of an effect these processes have on global warming. The amount of pertinent information and extensive information obtained in this article make it a valuable and useful source. 2) Leader: Farming must be part of fight against climate change, The Scotsman . May 17, 2008. Retrieved Nov. 2, 2008 from http://www.lexisnexis.com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/us/lnacademic/results/docview/docvi ew.do?...
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