Earth will have more than 9.6 billion people by 2050. With resources already scarce, how will we feed them all? Journalist Lisa Palmer(full bio.) has traveled the world for years documenting the cutting-edge innovations of people and organizations on the front lines of fighting the food gap. Palmer breaks down this difficult subject and paints a hopeful picture of both the world we want to live in and the great leaps it will take to get there.
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July's Cover to Cover conference call series TODAY, July 18, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET.
Once the world's bastion of liberal, democratic values, Europe is now having to confront demons it thought it had laid to rest. August's Cover to Cover will feature James Kirchick (full bio.) on his new book, The End of Europe: Dictators Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age onThursday, August 10, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET. Based on extensive firsthand reporting, this book is a provocative, disturbing look at a continent in unexpected crisis.
Geopolitical cracks are widening in a region that has flourished under an American security umbrella for more than half a century. The toxic rivalry between China and Japan is threatening to upend the peace underwritten by Pax Americana since World War II. September's Cover to Cover will feature Richard McGregor (full bio.) on his new book, Asia's Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power on Tuesday, September 5, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET. Richard McGregor's book takes us behind the headlines of his reporting as the Financial Times Beijing and Washington bureau chief to show how American power will fare in Asia.
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