[FLPERMACULTURE] Peak Soil + Peak Oil = Peak Spoils

2007-12-19 Thread Joseph Wetmore
ETC Group Communiqué November / December 2007 Issue #96 www.etcgroup.org Go here to view the full 14-page report: http://www.etcgroup.org/en/ materials/publications.html?pub_id=668 Peak Soil + Peak Oil = Peak Spoils In the name of moving “beyond petroleum,” Big Oil, Gene Giants,

[FLPERMACULTURE] In Defense of Food: Author, Journalist Michael Pollan on Nutrition, Food Science and the American Diet

2008-02-13 Thread Joseph Wetmore
In Defense of Food: Author, Journalist Michael Pollan on Nutrition, Food Science and the American Diet Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Pollan argues that what most Americans are consuming today is not food but “edible food-like substances.” His previous book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: New biofuel crops could become invasive

2008-05-22 Thread Joseph Wetmore
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/21/MN9G10PV9G.DTLhw=biofuelsn=001sc=1000 New biofuel crops could become invasive Botanists fear plants will rapidly spread outside their plantations and cost millions to control, eradicate Elisabeth Rosenthal, New York Times

Re: [FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: New York Trying to Make ALL Vaccines Mandatory!

2008-05-29 Thread Joseph Wetmore
Hi We live in a time when infectious diseases are relatively under control, and have been for most of the population's lives. This has caused people to be more afraid of the Vaccines than the diseases then prevent. This is unfortunate. Tuberculosis, meningitis, pertussis, poliomyelitis,

[FLPERMACULTURE] Public Health Risk Seen as Parents Reject Vaccines

2008-05-30 Thread Joseph Wetmore
Public Health Risk Seen as Parents Reject Vaccines Monica Almeida/The New York Times SAN DIEGO — In a highly unusual outbreak of measles here last month, 12 children fell ill; nine of them had not been inoculated against the virus because their parents objected, and the other three were too

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: Polio fundraiser

2008-06-09 Thread Joseph Wetmore
--- Phil White [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Subject: Polio fundraiser Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 12:32:48 -0400 From: Phil White [EMAIL PROTECTED] PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 9, 2008 Contact: Bettsie Park, Secretary, Ithaca Rotary Club, 607-272-4902, [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fw: Biodiesel tax break backfires

2008-12-05 Thread Joseph Wetmore
U.S. producers reap federal subsidy while selling most of the fuel overseas By BRETT CLANTON Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle Nov. 29, 2008, 8:03AM Federal subsidies to the U.S. biodiesel industry were supposed to help wean the nation from foreign

[FLPERMACULTURE] Where We Are... and Where We're Going

2008-12-10 Thread Joseph Wetmore
Where We Are ... and Where We're Going An Agenda for President Obama J.H. Crawford Where are we? What do we want? Where should we be headed? These questions come at the moment of the greatest global crisis in my lifetime. Not since the upheavals of 1968 has there been a similar disquiet among

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Fw: Don't Drink The Electric Car Kool Aid -- NIMAN column

2009-04-02 Thread Joseph Wetmore
--- On Thu, 4/2/09, Mike Niman m...@mediastudy.com wrote: From: Mike Niman m...@mediastudy.com Subject: Don't Drink The Electric Car Kool Aid -- NIMAN column To: a-l...@mediastudy.com Date: Thursday, April 2, 2009, 9:52 AM Don't Drink The Electric Car Kool Aid by Michael I.

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Fw: You Say Tomato, I Say Agricultural Disaster

2009-08-11 Thread Joseph Wetmore
By DAN BARBER Published: August 8, 2009 Tarrytown, N.Y. RelatedTimes Topics: Organic Food |Farmers | Tomatoes IF the hardship of growing vegetables and fruits in the Northeast has made anything clear, it’s that the list of what can go wrong in the field is a very long one. We wait all year

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] As hybrid cars gobble rare metals, shortage looms

2009-09-07 Thread Joseph Wetmore
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Prius hybrid automobile is popular for its fuel efficiency, but its electric motor and battery guzzle rare earth metals, a little-known class of elements found in a wide range of gadgets and consumer goods. That makes Toyota's market-leading

Re: #flxpc Free Seeds Available at CCE-Tompkins!

2010-02-10 Thread Joseph Wetmore
I'd like to see the studies that back up the claims in the email below. I strongly dislike GM foods. But given the diversity of genetic modifications that ate being done to our food supply, I find it hard to believe that our body treats them all the same way. Thanks Joe