Archiv für October 2010

Oct

25

2010

Oil versus Renewable Energy

Abgelegt in energy

The debate regarding the use of oil versus renewable energy was coming to a head recently with another oil spill occurring in the Gulf of Mexico. This brings up the alternative choice of using renewable energy that is safe and does not carry the dangers to the environment than oil does. Researchers in a variety of areas are looking for energy solutions they can reduce the damage is done in accidents such as oil spills. (more…)

Oct

5

2010

Poverty and Food Insecurity in the World

Abgelegt in food

As unfortunate as it may be, millions of people around the world suffer from poverty and malnutrition. A key contributing factor to this international epidemic is food insecurity. And according to poverty statistics, this situation exists when individuals or families lack sustainable economic or physical access to enough nutritious and safe food. Food insecurity might be temporary, seasonal or chronic, and it may happen at the national, regional or household level. (more…)