Category: food

Hunger Games

The rich world is causing the famines it claims to be preventing.

Mutually Assured Depletion

The EU, Norway, Iceland and the Faroes all blame each other for smashing the last great fish stock. All are wrong.

Has-Beans

The government and the industry promised that they had dealt with aminopyralid poisoning. They haven’t.

Strong Meat

A new book has forced me to reconsider my views on food.

Towering Lunacy

Green enthusiasm for vertical farms shows that no one is untouched by magical thinking.

Strange Fruit

A hard commercial logic dictates that the only way to get good fruit today is to grow your own.

Manufactured Famine

A new wave of food colonialism is snatching food from the mouths of the poor.

The Last Straw

A new generation of biofuels turns out to be another environmental disaster

Feeding Frenzy

Why is it still acceptable to eat the endangered large predators of the sea?

A Lethal Solution

We need a five-year freeze on biofuels, before they wreck the planet.

The Water Boom Is Over

Global freshwater supplies could start to determine whether or not we can feed ourselves.

Not Enough Fish in the Sea

Not Enough Fish in the Sea We need omega-3 oils for our brains to function properly. But where will they come from?

Feeding Crime

If governments really want to improve law and order, they should ban adverts for junk food

Worse Than Fossil Fuel

Biodiesel enthusiasts have accidentally invented the most carbon-intensive fuel on earth

Growing My Own

Boycotting the superstores means taking on five allotments