Another scientist speaks out for climate, noting the massive contribution of livestock to global warming.
Claudia who writes at Mesmereyed asks: My main concerns right now are about protein. I know that you are supposed to be able to mix some beans with rice or something to make perfect proteins, but this all confuses me. Can you do a blog post about that? That would help me enormously in putting my meals together.
It’s rare that I would pick up the pen to write something political nowadays (I learned my lesson in 2006), but I’ve been struck by a monumental deception on behalf of the Northern Territory meat industry.
I was eighteen when I realised that the lifestyles in countries like Australia are driving the world to a calamitic meltdown and tragic aftermath.
While I have tremendous respect for all people who campaign to reduce the suffering of animals, I must say, the work of Gary Francione has opened my eyes to a contradiction that’s been lingering in my mind for a while.
There is an idea floating around that we should walk around climate change, not change our course away from it.
For WP intergalactic readers, the emissions trading scheme (EMT) is basically an attempt to bring the economy in line with environmental imperatives; to set real prices that include the environment in the ‘bottom line’ of businesses; and to make sure that the market helps achieve a quick transition to a sustainable economy.
A quick analysis of the FAO figures for expected cereal production and use in 2007/2008 reveals that much more food is wasted in feeding livestock than used in biofuel production.
From Radio National It seems we have about 15 million hectares less forested area in Australia than we thought.
From the influential food critic of the New York Times, the call for Americans to reduce their meat consumption by 50%, and to end industrial animal agriculture, should pack more punch.
This report from Voiceless, Australia’s priceless fund for Animals: Voiceless applauds the Australian Law Reform Commission for devoting the current edition of its twice yearly publication, Reform, to the subject of Animal Law.