Sunday, July 23, 2006

Food and oil

Got this link via Marginal Revolution and I think the author raises some pertinent points about how food is "dripping with oil". The article is quite eye opening despite being quite pessimistic in nature and a few flaws. Do read it if you have the patience, but for those with an interest in sustainable living and how we live in these days, it is quite a revelation about the energy that we use up in growing food.

Comparing to the state of the agriculture in the US and in India, here is another thing in which we can leapfrog over developed nations by slowly but surely moving towards "organic" agriculture...

1 comment:

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