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Save the planet, it’s the only one with beer

beer drinkers toasting

Severe droughts and extreme heat threaten to deplete barley yields, making beer rarer and more expensive, an international study has shown.  Depending on severity of the weather, yield losses are expected to be between 3 and 17 percent, but the authors expect this will mean crops are prioritised for essential goods

Video-of-the-week: Could you go ‘Zero Waste’?

recycling rubbish hints

Japan’s ‘zero waste town’ is so good at recycling that it is attracting foreign visitors Residents of Kamikatsu diligently sort their waste into 45 different categories so it can be recycled, reused or composted. YOUTUBE: How this town produces no trash. > Read the related article here. This is how the Carter family from

Are avocados toast?

are avocados toast

What will we eat in 2050? California farmers are placing bets. By Nathanael Johnson, Grist. Chris Sayer pushed his way through avocado branches and grasped a denuded limb. It was stained black, as if someone had ladled tar over its bark. In February, the temperature had dropped below freezing for three hours,

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