Will 2010 see the world’s first Green president?

About time, I’d say, and Brazil could be where it happens. Kennedy Graham received an email at the weekend quoting this article, Brazil’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting, from the Green Party of Brazil. Marina Silva: tree hugger and presidential candidate Marina Silva, a Senator and former environment minister in President Lula da Silva’s government, has decided […]

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Too much meat?

There were some interesting articles over the weekend about meat farming. The New York Times warns that: Global demand for meat has multiplied in recent years, encouraged by growing affluence and nourished by the proliferation of huge, confined animal feeding operations. These assembly-line meat factories consume enormous amounts of energy, pollute water supplies, generate significant […]

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