Food sustainability requires systemic thinking and action

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    Food sustainability requires systemic thinking and action
    People on the fringe of survival will do what they can to survive, this doesn't necessarily mean that they have the knowledge and mean to efficiently produce food. This is compounded by the erratic nature of climate forced into rapid and accelerating change. This goes far beyond the subsistence farmers in our own nation, who will at the least have the option of social safety net programs to help them survive.
     
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    I would turn all food aid into birth control and sterilization for the third world. No use in producing 7-9 children a piece that's going to starve to death. Allowing such to occur is evil.

    What the west has done the past 50 years has been an evil mistake. You don't get people relying on you; instead, what should have been done is getting people capable of living off their own work. Books about farming, educational supplies and birth control would have gone a long ways towards lifting the third world up to our standards.

    The massive die out is coming and they're not capable of doing anything about it. If global warming is as bad as you people say its coming.
     
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    How are you going to sell this to the religious and social conservatives of both parties?
     
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    UN would take the birth control and give it to the governments of Africa. :eusa_shhh:
     
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    I love the dopes who rant about anti-intellectualism. The same people who have zero ability to think on the margin. To them, every problem is solvable......all we have to do is have the collective will to confont it = problem solved. And THAT is suppossed to be intellectual? These dolts are legends in their own minds........the uptopian shitforbrains that suppose there are endless resources to solve any problem. To the "intellectuals", there are no necessary tradeoffs to weigh. Idiots like Trakar never stop to answer the questions: 1) At what cost?.... and...... 2) As compared to what?. Accordingly, they live in a world of fantasy and think THEY'RE the smartest people in the world. Mental cases like Trakar look at throwing 1/2 a billion dollars at Solyndra which turns around and fails and says, "Meh.....the intentions were good"


    Watching the genius of liberal ideas crash and burn is the only incentive I ever need to keep showing up in forums like this. Just the thought of them thinking of dreaming for a single second that the world is suddenly going to come together to spend 76 trillion on making the world green is beyond gone. You wonder where the brilliant bumper sticker "Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" comes from? Follow the genius of the posts by Trakar!!!:rock::rock::blowup:
     
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    Is it dependence we're seeing or a result of the Green Revolution? More food leads to more mouths, so Malthus is proved right again.

    Green Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Those that think that food in the oncoming crisis will only be a problem in the third world nations need to look at the faces from the Dust Bowl period. It has happened here before, and can happen here again.

    Those responsible for the military security of this nation are taking an increased interest in how the increasing heat, and resultant climate change, will play out. Their models do not make for pleasant reading.
     
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    So the ? is Ray........what are we to do? As an administrator, I hear my staff always coming up with problems that have to be solved, but few offer solutions. So........whats the fix, and please make it at least somewhat reasonable. Since converting the world to green energy is 100% out of the question, kinda curious as to the solutions here.........
     
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    Clearly AGW is the new home of Eugenicists.

    Cult of AGW. Eugenicists Welcome!!
     
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    Fascism is never pleasant even when it waves a green Gaia first! flag
     

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