Moo To You Too: Can Caribbean Grow Magic Seaweed That Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cows? — Repeating Islands

A report by Jonathan Mason for the St Kitts and Nevis Observer. Cows belch—a lot. And their burps (as well as those of other ruminants) make them the top polluters of methane, a greenhouse gas that is 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide. The urgency to find a solution picked up in 2016 when […]

Moo To You Too: Can Caribbean Grow Magic Seaweed That Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cows? — Repeating Islands

EU animal farming exceeds combined climate impact of cars and vans — The Free

https://greennews.ie 22 September 2020  Greenhouse gas emissions from animal farming in the European Union eclipse that of all cars and vans in the region put together, according to a new study.  Greenpeace’s European Unit published its “Farming for Failure” report where it found livestock farming accounted for 17 per cent of total emissions for the […]

EU animal farming exceeds combined climate impact of cars and vans — The Free

Paris plans first statue of black woman for anti-slavery heroine — Repeating Islands

Agence France-Presse reports that, this weekend, mayor Anne Hidalgo announced that Paris is planning to erect its first statue of a black woman in honor of Solitude, who fought against slavery in Guadeloupe. [Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said Saturday the French capital plans […]

Paris plans first statue of black woman for anti-slavery heroine — Repeating Islands

David Attenborough: Free Range Meat is “Middle-Class Hypocrisy”

Source: David Attenborough: Free Range Meat is “Middle-Class Hypocrisy”

However, the 93-year-old filmmaker and activist said: “I eat fish and chicken, and my conscience does trouble me. I’m affluent enough to afford free-range, but it’s a middle-class hypocrisy.”

“The planet can’t support billions of meat eaters. If we all ate only plants, we’d need only half the land we use at the moment.”

Trump’s Taxes Show Chronic Losses and Years of Income Tax Avoidance – The New York Times – “paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency”

Donald J. Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency. In his first year in the White House, he paid another $750.

He had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.