Category: Saving the world

Biofuels

Biofuels

If you pay attention to the news, you will be aware that South Africa is currently formulating it’s policy on biofuels. Many people tout biofuels as the solution to our ‘oil addiction’. This is...

GM foods not a threat

GM foods not a threat

Recently crop production figures were released for GM crops arounds the world. This article appeared on the iAfrica.com news site yesterday. Here is an extract: “…all the world’s leading academies of science and medicine...

Safer dairy products

Safer dairy products

I have some good news for everyone (in SA). Clover dairy products and Woolworths dairy products are now Bovine Somatotrophin (rBST) free. You should see a little ‘rBST free’ label on the products. I...

Ecuador

Ecuador

I see Ecuador has a new president who is sympathetic to Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, et al.. In other words, anti-USA, anti-IMF and World Bank. I’m very excited. My only concern is the inclusion of...

Hugo Chavez wins election in Venezuela

Hugo Chavez wins election in Venezuela

Hugo Chavez has many detractors and he certainly does some strange things but nobody can deny that he has done a lot to uplift the poor in his country. They have re-elected him for...

The Take review

The Take review

Last night I went to watch a documentary on globalisation called ‘The Take’. The viewing was organised at the Labia by a group of people called ‘While you were sleeping’ (I see what they’re...