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The Disaffected Lib: Feed’Em or Weep

They’re finally figuring it out.  An editorial from The Dallas Morning News warns that unless the US launches a major food relief effort to Central America, the country faces a tsunami of refugees fleeing to the US to escape famine.

The swarm of immigrants who came across the border this year, including more than 60,000 . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Feed’Em or Weep

The Disaffected Lib: Famine In the Americas

Red Cross food relief for central Mexico

When we think of famine, we tend to think of Africa.  Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan seem to come to mind.

FEWS Net, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, has identified Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and central Nicaragua as countries most at risk of severe food insecurity in 2015. . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Famine In the Americas

350 or bust: We’ve Been Messin’ Where We Shouldn’t Have Been A-Messin’

Climate change, You Scary: In which Hank Green details the five scariest things that will likely happen because of climate change. * Find the Sci Show: Where the science goes on Facebook or follow them on Twitter. Want to know what to do? Go to: Citizens Climate Lobby to join the movement building the political . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: We’ve Been Messin’ Where We Shouldn’t Have Been A-Messin’

Green Assassin Brigade: Speculating in Misery

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard brings us an interesting article dealing with the speculation of agricultural land.Speculators like rich hedge funds and billionaires have been buying up large chunks of foreign agricultural land in order to speculate on the hun… . . . → Read More: Green Assassin Brigade: Speculating in Misery

Green Assassin Brigade: Speculating in Misery

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard brings us an interesting article dealing with the speculation of agricultural land.Speculators like rich hedge funds and billionaires have been buying up large chunks of foreign agricultural land in order to speculate on the hunger that a growing and more affluent world population will bring. Combine this growing demand with the destruction of . . . → Read More: Green Assassin Brigade: Speculating in Misery