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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”

Balance of power in the first week of August 2022

August 01 There was some rare good news out of Ukraine today when a vessel loaded with 26,000 tons of corn left the port of Odesa — the first legal shipment of grain since Russia’s invasion began in late February. It’s a small step but potentially significant for some of the world’s poorest countries asContinue reading “Balance of power in the first week of August 2022”

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.

Composted reads for the 3rd week of May 2022

From the genus of tall perennial plants in the family Asteraceae we look at things that pollute our earth.

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.

Rebirth and belonging to a church

In continuation of  Quit griping about your church and  A Bible Falling Apart Belongs to Someone who isn\’t Continuing our thoughts about the belonging to a Church we are looking after what comes really in the first place. Should we stick to standard ways of thinking and hold to the “commonplace of Christian thought”? CanContinue reading “Rebirth and belonging to a church”