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2022-05-31 Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture. https://cleantechnica.com/2022/05/30/stepping-stones-for-sustainable-food-systems/

2022-03-24 Europe Wasting 10 kT Wheat On Ethanol

There is a food crisis in Europe – a huge amount of wheat is being diverted. Europe uses 10,000 tonnes of wheat to produce ethanol for fuel. The article claims that this is equivalent to 15 million loaves of bread at 750 grams per loaf. But that’s not correct! .75 kg per loaf should give

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2022-03-09 6 Key Changes Help Avert Climate Crisis

A study finds that just six key lifestyle changes can help avert the climate crisis. This is a Guardian article and it has this list of the 6. Quote: << The Jump campaign asks people to sign up to take the following six “shifts” for one, three or six months: • Eat a largely plant-based

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2022-02-25 Drought: Calif Farmers Get No Water

The megadrought in California’s Central Valley has left no water to be allocated. https://www.theenergymix.com/2022/02/25/drought-climate-whiplash-leave-farmers-without-water-in-californias-central-valley/

2022-02-23 Economic Inequality: Kroger

A quote dated today about 1:30 PM from… Robert Reich 49 minutes ago << Kroger paid its CEO more than $22 million. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio at the company is 909-to-1. According to an Economic Roundtable survey of more than 10,000 Kroger workers, about 75% are food insecure and 14% have experienced homelessness. This is

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2022-01-23 Say Farewell To Your Simple Pleasures

The coffee may become more expensive and more difficult to obtain. But everyone will have to eat less meat, especially beef, and less dairy products. We will have to switch to chicken, which takes less resources to grow. Or just give up meat and eat a plant based diet. Please read these words and enjoy

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2022-01-11 McDonald’s Beef Hamburgers At Odds With Cutting Emissions

Hold the beef! McDonald’s is just one of many fast food chains that need to cut beef consumption. They should replace beef with more sustainable meat like chicken. The article suggests McDonald’s is greenwashing. Quote: << In recent years, the company announced big sustainability initiatives but climate experts who reviewed McDonald’s plans and data say

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2022-01-09 List Of What We Do To Mitigate Climate Change

We – everyone – should be required to have a personal list that enumerates what we are doing to mitigate climate change. Am I setting the thermostat to warmer in summer and cooler in winter? Are we driving less to reduce fossil fuels consumption? Are we reducing consumption of beef? And all the other things

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2021-12-29 Should You Resolve To Go Green?

Should your New Year’s resolution be to go green? You don’t need to subscribe to read this New Scientist article, just make a resolution to do one thing: for just one day a week, eat no meat. Simple, and easy to do. See the link at the bottom for why this is so important. If

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2021-11-20 Licorice, Medicines And Health Effects

FDA says you can overdose on licorice https://youtu.be/7zCBBZpZQHc More: There can be health issues from eating licorice in large quantities. https://www.phillyvoice.com/black-licorice-overdose-death-health-effects/ Quote: << Glycyrrhizin has the distinct licorice flavor and is 50 times sweeter than sugar and has been used in other types of candy, soft drinks, tea, Belgian beers, throat lozenges and tobacco. This

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