Biofuels contributed to the last food crisis, but may solve the next one.￼
Between 2008 and 2012, the production of biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel) increased so much and so fast that it took over a large part of the cereal and oil crops, especially corn in the US, and was thus one of the most important factors in triggering the crisis. The reasons are well known. Food sho
A few months ago I commented in this post that a Finnish company was promoting lab-grown coffee under the pretext of sustainability. Now, a US company, California Cultured Inc, takes technological cynicism to new levels. It is worth watching the video on their website to see how they justify the pro
According to the United Nations Environment Programme, if food waste were a country, it would rank third in carbon emissions. How much do we have to worry about food waste? Bibliography
SHOULD ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES BE PAID FOR?
Why is it justified to pay people in poor countries to plant trees – although it is better to talk about regenerating natural vegetation – and preserve the environment? Why, and this is more controversial, is it justified for rich countries – or rich consumers – to pay poor c