JZ Liszkiewicz: True Cost Accounting for Food — Survey with Links

JZ Liszkiewicz

JZ Liszkiewicz

There is No Such Thing as Cheap Food

Taking these costs into account is essential; the economic cost of global environmental degradation from industry is estimated at US$2 to US$5 trillion per year. TCA has the potential to make industrial food production seem unreasonably harmful and expensive and make sustainable food production seem not only necessary, but affordable.

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Aug 26

Yoda: Book Pages That Clean Water

Categories: 12 Water
Got Crowd? BE the Force!

Got Crowd? BE the Force!

‘Bug-killing book’ that cleans up to 100 litres of murky water passes field trials

The ‘drinkable’ book has been trialled with promising results in South Africa, Ghana and Bangladesh

The pages contain nano-particles of silver or copper which wipe out dangerous bacteria as they pass through the water.The book could be a revolutionary solution for the estimated 663 million people across the world who are without access to clean drinking water.

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Aug 18

Berto Jongman: Water into Fuel for Motorcycle

Categories: 05 Energy,12 Water
Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Includes excellent links to other water into fuel projects.

500 Kilometers On 1 Litre: Brazilian Man Shows Us Why We Don’t Need Gas Stations

… the design includes a combination of water and a single, external car battery that’s used to produce electricity, and spark the process that separates the hydrogen from the water molecule. As a result, the necessary energy to power the bike is created.

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Aug 5

Eagle: Worms Infest Houston Suburb Water Supply

Categories: 12 Water
300 Million Talons...

300 Million Talons…

Worms infest Houston suburb water supply

On Monday evening, the first residents of the Woodlands Acres Subdivision showed up at city offices with containers full of water and small red worms they say came out of their faucets, sprinklers and shower heads. Three days and dozens of reports later, Mayor Joe Landry said “people are not taking chances.”

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Aug 1