Brexit, food security

Food trade: The EU and the US on Brexit

At last Brexit - the Britons mandate to leave EU from the referendum of 2016 - it seems it is not only an interest of British people and an outcome of using democratic right but it has also been a big game plan of international trade. Acoording to the JRF's research report 'low skills and… Continue reading Food trade: The EU and the US on Brexit

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Amazing images from an ignored destination

Nepal is beautiful Himalayan landlocked country lies in between big giants, emerging economies, China and India. Diversity is the greatest feature of this country. Climate/nature, languages and cultural are so diversified. Evergreen cold and snow in the mountain range (Boarder of China), warm weather in mid part, and hottest plain area (boarder of India) have… Continue reading Amazing images from an ignored destination

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agriculture, Climate, food security

Water, Air and Land Nexus: A Safe Space for Preserving Climate and Achieving Food Security | Unsustainable

Water, Air and Land According to the classical economist David Ricardo, the drivers of food production such as water, air and land (WAL) are free gifts from nature. No one should have to pay any price to have them supplied, because they are produced and delivered by nature with no cost. However, modern economists argue… Continue reading Water, Air and Land Nexus: A Safe Space for Preserving Climate and Achieving Food Security | Unsustainable

Climate, Environment, Natural disaster

The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Work conditions for sand miners vary starkly. In Cambodia and southwest China, highly mechanized sand mines offer little local employment. In Nepal, labour-intensive sand mines may employ hundreds of people. And, in Myanmar, households living along rivers may be involved in informal river sand collection. A sand mine in Nepal. Growing urbanization and its need… Continue reading The global appetite for sand and fuelling crisis

Climate, food security

The coronavirus is just a beginning of catastrophe

The age of stability is over, and coronavirus is just the beginning Troutnut / shutterstock Wolfgang Knorr, Lund University Humanity has only recently become accustomed to a stable climate. For most of its history, long ice ages punctuated with hot spells alternated with short warm periods. Transitions from cold to warm climates were especially chaotic.… Continue reading The coronavirus is just a beginning of catastrophe

Capitalism, health

Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism : Chomsky | Truthout

Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is an American philosopher, linguist, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics". Chomsky is emeritus professor of linguistics at MIT and laureate professor at the University of Arizona, author of more than 120 books and thousands of articles and essays. Currently, the… Continue reading Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism : Chomsky | Truthout

economic thought, Economy

What is New Economics ?

New economics does not accept the orthodox theory that has dominated economics for the past several decades that humans are perfectly rational, markets are perfectly efficient, institutions are optimally designed and economies are self-correcting equilibrium systems that invariably find a state that maximises social welfare...

agriculture, food security

Vertical farming : changing the face of agriculture

Andrew Jenkins, Queen's University Belfast A company in Scotland has unveiled what it claims is arguably the world’s most technically advanced indoor farm. Intelligent Growth Solutions’ vertical farm uses artificial intelligence and specially designed power and communication technologies. The firm says this reduces energy costs by 50% and labour costs by 80% when compared to… Continue reading Vertical farming : changing the face of agriculture

Climate, food security

Food that feeds the world and heals it too

Jordan Raine, The Conversation According to experts, today’s global agriculture system faces a crisis. Intensive farming with heavy ploughing machinery is causing soil to be lost up to 100 times faster than it is formed – and valuable stored carbon with it too. The soil that remains is becoming depleted of nutrients, thanks to repeated… Continue reading Food that feeds the world and heals it too

Capitalism, Climate

Climate crisis: We are the system that needs to change

Yet to solve the major environmental problems the world now faces, we actually need to do both – to change the world and ourselves. In fact, it is even more nuanced than that – because changing ourselves is a prerequisite for changing the world...

blogging

Happy Anniversary

It is my 6th anniversary of blogging experience. I could not do much as I had to do other assignments too however the experience of blogging during this period is amazing especially meeting bloggers, following them and their mind blowing thoughts. This blog INCOMESCO has been followed by more than 1000 WP followers; also many… Continue reading Happy Anniversary

Environment, greetings

Happy New Year

Dear followers, best wishers and readers I wish you a very happy New Year 2020. On this occasion I would like to share an inspiring short podcast, interviewed with the great climate activist and an inspiring world icon Greta Thunberg by the Guardian journalist. Some of the sentences she mentioned during the interview are very… Continue reading Happy New Year