Why The World Must
population is growing constantly - particularly in Asia. As the world gets
wealthier (particularly in China and India) more and more people will start
eating meat (because they want to do what is considered fashionable in the
And so much of the world's supply of grains will be used to
fatten up animals.
But, at the same time, the global shortage of oil will
also mean that a good deal of corn will be used to create ethanol as an oil
This will mean that the cost of grains will go up.
addition, of course, global warming will mean that growing crops will become
more difficult. This will also add to the price of corn.
remember: cows produce methane which also increases global warming. That's
another reason why the world will have to become vegetarian.
towards meat eating will exacerbate the world's problems.
Most of the
world's population will eventually be forced to become vegetarian.
global warming continues so there will be an increasing shortage of crops
suitable to feed to animals. Growing grains to feed to animals to eat the
animals is very inefficient.
One hundred acres of land will produce
enough beef for 20 people but enough wheat to feed 240 people.
Copyright Vernon Coleman April 23rd 2007
about vegetarian eating in Food for Thought by Vernon Coleman. (Available
from all good bookshops including the shop on this website.)