Posts Tagged ‘FAO’

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    Global Warming: A Growing Greenhouse Gas Problem

    Oct 23, 13 • 625 Views • No Comments

    As most of us know, cow burps add to global warming. The problem is that the demand for cows and other livestock is soaring in developing nations. Producing nitrous oxide (N2O), methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, livestock production and...  [read more]

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    How Many People Are Hungry?

    Jun 7, 11 • 172 Views • No Comments

    The UN says that the problem is 1 billion hungry people. Columbia University scholar Jeffrey Sachs explains that the solution is foreign aid that attacks the “poverty trap.” Then, markets can develop and people can become more productive. By...  [read more]

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    Doomster or Boomster?

    Jan 6, 11 • 1015 Views • No Comments

    Agree or disagree? “Both the jayhawk and the man eat chickens, but the more jayhawks, the fewer chickens, while the more men, the more chickens.” The quote is from 19th century economist Henry George but it relates to a report from the FAO (Food...  [read more]