Category Archives: food

Diet for a Hotter Climate: Five Plants That Could Help Feed the World

I have just come across this which may turn out to be relevant.

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How to make emergency survival bread

The first stage of our transition into the new era is here. Maybe we should begin to learn some skills to help us survive gracefully. I know nothing about making bread.  This came to me out of the blue.  I … Continue reading

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We must have a food crisis – scientists say eating grass will solve it

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/06/01/eat-grass-solve-britains-food-crisis-scientists-say/

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Four Meals from Anarchy: Rising Food Prices Could Spark Famine, War, and Revolution in 2022

From TheAltWorld’s Newsletter: https://ergobalance.blogspot.com/2022/04/four-meals-from-anarchy-we-must-grow.html

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UK food production to shrink as input inflation hits 24%

From the Farmer’s Weekly: https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/markets-and-trends/input-prices/uk-food-production-to-shrink-as-input-inflation-hits-24 Double-digit cost inflation is hitting every single enterprise of British agriculture, casting doubt on the sector’s ability to maintain food supplies in the year ahead.

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Why your fish and chips may cost a lot more

An example of what has become a discretionary market at today’s prices.  A market that was essential in the post-WW2 era. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/business-60762921

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These foods could soon be in short supply due to the war in Ukraine

From the Climate & Economy website: https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/03/15/these-foods-could-soon-be-in-short-supply-due-to-the-war-in-ukraine  

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Transforming Food Systems to Transform the Future | Jason Bradford

https://www.planetcritical.com/p/transforming-food-systems-to-transform?  

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Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power

Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power Richard Heinberg October 25, 2021 This essay is based on, and partly extracted from, the book POWER: LIMITS AND PROSPECTS FOR HUMAN SURVIVAL. During the last century, evolutionary biologists developed the idea … Continue reading

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REPORT IDENTIFIES POOR SOIL HEALTH AS NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT

News release from the Food & Global Security Network Wednesday 20th October 2021 REPORT LAUNCH – WATCH RECORDING HERE ​A report, Soil health: a national security profile, launched today by the Food & Global Security Network, calls on ministers to formally … Continue reading

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