The 7th Generation Project

July 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Is Organic Food More Expensive?

Classic reasoning suggests that organic food is more expensive to produce and buy than so called main stream food. But is it?

If you look at the strict production costs then yes, on average, organic food costs about 10 -15% more to produce.



But, that is not the whole story because you have to consider the side effects as well.



For did you know that the average Irish person consumes 7 kg of preservatives and additives each year? In fact it now takes human beings longer… Continue

Added by Tony Kearney on July 30, 2009 at 0:49 — 1 Comment

Exciting architectural approach to environmental improvement

http://vincent.callebaut.org/page1-img-ourcq.html

Added by danielmcshane on July 29, 2009 at 16:11 — No Comments

Space the Final Frontier

Apparently NASA in its infinite wisdom is about to deliberately crash land a rocket into the Moon to try and create a crater so they can find out more about the Moon.



What a great way to spend countless millions of dollars!

Never mind the other billions upon billions that have also been spent on numerous other programmes over the years.



However don't get me wrong, I do believe that we need to continue with a space exploration programme into the future, but perhaps one… Continue

Added by Tony Kearney on July 28, 2009 at 15:57 — 2 Comments

Crisis Guide: The Global Economy (Council on Foreign Relations)

http://www.cfr.org/publication/19710/crisis_guide.html?breadcrumb=%2F



Excellent comprehensive and interactive "crisis guide" exploring the Global Economy and the recent events. This explores how it came about as well as implications for business moving forward. A compilation of past articles, time lines, interviews, videos etc.



There are also other such "Crisis Guides" on Darfur, Israeli/Palestinian Conflict, and Climate Change.



CFR is a non partisan American… Continue

Added by courtnae dunn on July 1, 2009 at 9:08 — No Comments

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