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Composted Reads for the week of 2023 January 27

Story of the week Revealed: how US transition to electric cars threatens environmental havoc   The US’s transition to electric vehicles could require three times as much lithium as is currently produced for the entire global market, causing needless water shortages, Indigenous land grabs, and ecosystem destruction inside and outside its borders, new research finds.Continue reading “Composted Reads for the week of 2023 January 27”

What’s Shaping Your Grocery Shopping Habits?

Understanding why supermarkets are set up the way they are enables us to avoid falling for the trickery quite so easily.

About Human Nature

Theories about the nature of humankind form a part of every culture. While the class structures imposed on the different societies may not have been desirable per se, they were in a sense necessary for society to keep progressing.

The New-York Times looking at June 16 – June 26

Ten days in the spotlight: Afghanistan, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Israel, France, Great Britain, a.o. countries.

The Guardian’s view on the world 2nd week of June

From wheat esports to food crises and price rises, from poor to super-rich people.

Asking God to give Ukrainians strength and courage to go on with their lives

Asking God to provide courage, strength and patience and to be a good example to others whilst waiting for Jesus’ return.

Seed banks: the last line of defense against a global food crisis

Humans have increasingly relied on fewer and fewer crop varieties that can be mass-produced and shipped around the world. Two in five of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction; and therefore we need to safeguard seeds, for the next generations.

We won’t cut meat-eating until we put the planet before profit

The massive impact of meat eating on the planet has only just begun. Science remains open to debate and branding advice that the overconsumption of meat is harmful as “extremist” or “alarmist”.

Man was created to be a vegetarian

English: Chinese Buddhist Cuisine. Vegetarian restaurant buffet, Taipei. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When we look at the book of the beginnings of everything, the Bereshith or Genesis we can see that God provided plants as food for man. It is clear from 1:29-30 and 9:3 that until the Flood man and animals were vegetarian. Provided theContinue reading “Man was created to be a vegetarian”