On June 30 through July 1st the planets top scientists and economists alike gathered in Washington D.C. to discuss the controversial topic of climate change. Put together by the Heartland Institute this was the 6th International Conference on Climate Change. The Heartland Institute was founded in 1984 and whose mission is to “discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems.” During this meeting Joseph Romm left-wing center for American Progress blogger, Micheal Mann, Patrick Micheals, Anthony Watts among many others turned in to speak and listen to different ideas and research they’ve Click to continue »
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In recent years, the industrial-scale monoculture of produce has attracted a significant amount of criticism, mainly due to the process’s destruction of soil quality and an overreliance on chemical fertilizers. Two crops, namely amaranth and cassava, have the potential to relieve some of these challenges faced by both farmers and the land that they cultivate.
Amaranth, a leafy herb, is of particular interest due to its unique composition. Unlike wheat or corn, it produces both a copious amount of seeds that can be used Click to continue »
Providing food For A changing world through new gardening methods.
With more people in the world then ever before it is important to develop new ways to garden. Methods that that will increase crop yields. One type of technique is called hydroponics. Hydroponics is the fastest growth sector in agriculture and could help provide food through out the world. Land is becoming more scarce, both because of population increase but also become of bad land management. People are looking at hydroponics to make Click to continue »
Climate change of the future and home garden plants are a concern to everyone. There may come a time when farms do not produce enough food for everyone. You can help by raising foods that will supplement you food source and family meals. It can even become a source of income. Small home farms will become the main source of produce for families and communities everywhere. By choosing the right plan and foods, you will still be able to eat healthy and never be hungry.
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