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Livestock Accounts for 51% of Climate Change


In 2006 U.N. concluded that about 18% of climate change is due to livestock. Three years later (2009), scientists conclude that livestock accounts for a staggering 51% of climate change.

Cows, Climate Change / Global Warming

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TED Talks – Hobsbawm on the Power of Creativity


Andy HobsbawmIn this brief presentation Andy Hobsbawm urges all of us to employ the power of creativity in the service of fighting global warming. As an example during the second half of the video he shows a video clip that calls on us to walk instead of drive and does so through a story told in a very creative way. Read the full story

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Fuel, Food, Pollution… and a Solution


Selling Out Our PlantFor many third world countries a stable food supply keeps death at bay, but when shortages occur, it puts millions of people’s lives at risk. We are currently facing a major food crisis, where prices have risen due to an increased demand, which is expected to double by 2030. There are ongoing riots in developing countries and growing global concerns. The World Bank is projecting that 100 million people will starve if the current developments continue, which means the food crisis will get worse, much worse. The soaring demand is caused by an intervention of several factors such as bio-fuels, dietary trends and pollution, and a common solution is found in individuals switching to a whole plant-based diet. The situation is far from simple, but if you keep reading you’ll know how these important aspects are tightly interconnected by the time you’re done.

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