Thursday, August 4, 2011

Recommended Reading

"A Harvest of Heat"

 "Powerful corporations like Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill, Dean Foods, Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto and Tyson share a major - though largely overlooked - role in fueling climate change. These giant multinationals have seized control over much of the planet's food resources...According to varying estimates, oil-dependent farming, livestock operations, destruction of carbon-storing fields and forests to accommodate farming, the use of chemical fertilizers and the combustion of fuel to process and distribute food all add up to between one-fifth and one-half of the human-caused pollution that is driving climate change."

- "A Harvest of Heat: Agribusiness & Climate Change, How Six Food Industry Giants Are Warming in the Planet" by Gar Smith for Agribusiness Action Initiatives North America

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