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The United States’ agriculture secretary, Ed Schafer, talked about the benefits of biofuels and genetically modified crops. Brazil’s president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, spoke for half an hour about how Brazilian biofuels were superior to American ones. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, talked about the need to inject religion into food politics. Everyone complained about other people’s protectionism — and defended their own. Food experts on Wednesday, as well as many representatives from poor countries, wondered whether these divided forces could add up to any kind of solution to a global conundrum: how to feed one billion hungry people.
Even though I'm still using every peaceful means possible to get the Government to live up to its Constitutional Oath to obey the Supreme Law of the Land, I fear it's too late for anything but the exercise of the Peoples' 2nd Amendment to fix the problem.
Originally posted by stikkinikki
I have a feeling meat based diets, as we in the West know them, are going to be a thing of the past.
The fuel prices must affect beef prices at somepoint.
Our giant herds of cows are responsible for a small portion of atmospheric carbon.
Vegetable based diets are healthier than meat based diets.
With population centers growing where do we squeeze our farmlands to?
Sorry it's fragmented but I have been trying to wrap my head around how we are going to keep the humans of the world fed.