“Our thinking has created problems which cannot be solved by that same level of thinking," (Attributed to Albert Einstein in Leonard D. Goodstein and J. William Pfeiffer, eds, The 1985 Annual: Developing Human Resources, Issue 14 New York: John Wiley & Sons, p. 185) What you think about why I don’t eat meat is culturally … Continue reading Eating less meat?
“My father told me the oceans were limitless, but that was a false signal.” NYT on collapsing fish stocks in the South Pacific. In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse Related articles In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse (nytimes.com)
Climate Disruption as policy: wisdom or folly?
Could it be in China's interests to ignore climate chance? According to the Danish 'skeptical environmentalist' Bjorn Lomborg: “Climate models show that for at least the rest of this century, China will actually benefit from global warming. Warmer temperatures will boost agricultural production and improve health. The number of lives lost in heatwaves will increase, … Continue reading Climate Disruption as policy: wisdom or folly?
Talking outside the Box? – Patrick Holden on a new agenda for organic farming
The director of the UK's Soil Association, a peak organic farming body, has been in Australia talking about a new agenda for the organic movement. There's a chance to hear what Patrick Holden said on Radio National. Patrick Holden in Sydney Feb 2009 The broadcast talk spoke of a 'Rob Hopkins effect' - referring to … Continue reading Talking outside the Box? – Patrick Holden on a new agenda for organic farming