Thursday, March 10, 2011

The Soylent Green Movement

March 10, 2011
Organic Crops Alone Can't Feed the World

Given these figures, a switch to organic agriculture would require a 43 percent increase over current U.S. cropland...

He's such a doom and gloomer. Organic crops can feed the world someday if we all follow Japan's lead.

February 25, 2011
Japan population growth rate slows to record low

The decreasing growth rate is a headache for Japan, which has a shrinking pool of taxable citizens and ballooning social welfare costs to care for an increasing number of elderly.

Slowing population growth also means that Japan, already the most indebted industrial nation with public debt double its $5 trillion economy, will find it increasingly difficult to spread its debt burden.

Win win.

January 6, 2006
Population size 'green priority'

Writing for the BBC News website, he says population is the "Cinderella" issue of the environmental movement.

Bill Gates: CO2 = P x S x E x C

Guess what the "P" represents.

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