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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby dohboi » Thu 05 Oct 2017, 22:12:04

Wow, you are really obsessed with my posts!

Are you stalking me??

Or just in love... :-D :-D :-D
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby dohboi » Thu 05 Oct 2017, 22:15:22

Thanks for keeping the thread at the top of the queue where everyone can see the title everytime they glance down. It really helps spread the message, so...thanks again! :-D :-D
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby pstarr » Fri 06 Oct 2017, 01:05:52

dohboi wrote:Wow, you are really obsessed with my posts!

Are you stalking me??

Or just in love... :-D :-D :-D

It's not you or me that is the problem . . . its the thread. It's stupid. Unfortunately (apparently for you, you are disturbed by my participation) YOU are the only participant to reflect upon.

So that makes you (and only you) responsible for the thread, and thus the target of its justifiable abuse lol
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 01 Jan 2018, 15:04:30

As global demand booms, a tax on meat may be a way of discouraging overconsumption and paying for the environmental damages of the livestock industry, a new report suggests. But critics believe it would disproportionately affect the poor.

Experts Say We Should Tax Meat Eaters the Same Way We Tax Smokers


https://futurism.com/experts-should-tax ... x-smokers/
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby Cog » Mon 01 Jan 2018, 15:14:02

Taxation solves everything.
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 01 Jan 2018, 15:19:17

Thank, C, I agree! :-D :-D

Except where outright rationing or banning is more appropriate, as with fossil-death-fuels!
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby dohboi » Sun 07 Jan 2018, 12:52:14

And...speaking of taxes...

Meat tax ‘inevitable’ to beat climate and health crises, says report

https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... ays-report

Laugh (and eat meat) while you can, monkey boys!...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=345uegSj-zQ
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby Shaved Monkey » Mon 08 Jan 2018, 01:21:31

In Australia, a dry continent, free range, grass fed, meat production is done on land that is not suitable for any other form of farming.
Around here its beef country thousands of acres of farms the size of states with zero rainfall for 6 months of the year and floods for a few months of the year and rocky poor soils.
Sheep country is again fairly poor, dry land not suitable for agriculture.
Goat country is hilly scrub not suitable for agriculture.
And its not just feeding Australia its feeding lots of Asia and the Middle East
So to replace all these protein sources with vegetable protein would require lots of land clearing and lots of water and lots of diesel to run the machinery.
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby pstarr » Mon 08 Jan 2018, 01:54:54

Shaved Monkey wrote:In Australia, a dry continent, free range, grass fed, meat production is done on land that is not suitable for any other form of farming.
Around here its beef country thousands of acres of farms the size of states with zero rainfall for 6 months of the year and floods for a few months of the year and rocky poor soils.
Sheep country is again fairly poor, dry land not suitable for agriculture.
Goat country is hilly scrub not suitable for agriculture.
And its not just feeding Australia its feeding lots of Asia and the Middle East
So to replace all these protein sources with vegetable protein would require lots of land clearing and lots of water and lots of diesel to run the machinery.

Nice and clear, shaved. Basic understanding that folks all over the world get. Ruminants each dried grass, twigs, sticks . . .
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. . . and even paper, and turn waste into a valuable food source on land that has little or no use. Except to the goats. Heirloom groovy goats for the foodies lol

Dohboi would rather the poor starve then allow them their food. That is some haughty 1st World presumption.
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Re: Meat Eaters Are Killing The Planet

Unread postby dohboi » Mon 08 Jan 2018, 15:32:08

For the record, I don't give a rat's tush what the poorest 2 billion or so eat. They are not the problem.

I do know that most of the meat eaten by most of the top 20% (all of us) is mostly unsustainable, and the grains used to top most of the cafo stuff off could be used to feed many of the world's poor...but the delusional will continue to rationalize their own comfortable habits in the name of...whatever...
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Are we ‘Beyond Meat’?

Unread postby AdamB » Mon 15 Jan 2018, 00:21:50


With the world’s population increasing, we’re increasingly seeing pollution and the mass consumption of land jeopardising the earth’s future for generations to come. Can we help? Slowly, people are realising the importance in nurturing the earth and what can be done to positively progress. Start-up ‘envirotech’ companies are using their knowledge of global warming to make a positive imprint on the earth. Many have gained the interest of some of the richest people in the world, allowing them to push their business further and create more awareness. Read on as we look at whether meat-free life could solve some of our problems. The global demand for meat A quarter of the world’s emissions are a by-product of the global food industry, part of that being meat production. With livestock being responsible for 18% of greenhouse gases and playing a large part in water


Are we ‘Beyond Meat’?
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