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  1. One man's meat

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... that too much meat production is not good for Planet Earth. For starters, the livestock industry uses 70 per cent of agricultural land. It saps up 8 per cent of global water resources, mostly ... the world's resources were being strained by meat demand. Continued consumption levels and the predicted desire of hundreds of millions more people in China and India for a regular taste could mean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689699/one-mans-meat
  2. Maoist advance pushes Nepal to brink of collapse

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... water resources minister Deepak Gyrawali. 'People have had to turn to the monarchy as a kind of glue,' he explained. 'The events of 1990 did transfer sovereignty from the king ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428400/maoist-advance-pushes-nepal-brink-collapse
  3. Troubled kingdom

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... in the circumstances, the military was in control of the country. Former water resources minister Dipak Gyawali denied that the situation was as bad as human rights groups and the foreign media made out. ... Resource Centre, said Nepal was 'drowning in a madness of barbarity without any rule of law and seeing its people killed, tortured, forcibly disappeared, displaced and living in constant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487390/troubled-kingdom
  4. Down the drain

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... that changing the way we view food- from farmer to fork- will have a considerable impact on resources. Dr Molden estimated that even if we were five per cent less wasteful with what we eat, the water ... Peter Kammerer Climate change is about pollution and that is easy enough to quantify with a glance skywards or taking a deep breath on a city street. The world's water crisis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644846/down-drain
  5. US errors allowed anarchy to thrive

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... that the US had not put enough forethought into the basic facets of a post-Saddam Iraq - electricity, water and security. The necessary resources had not been put into the reconstruction plans. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425433/us-errors-allowed-anarchy-thrive
  6. US errors allowed anarchy to thrive

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... that the US had not put enough forethought into the basic facets of a post-Saddam Iraq - electricity, water and security. The necessary resources had not been put into the reconstruction plans. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425446/us-errors-allowed-anarchy-thrive
  7. Tuned in, turned off

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of the few to listen, although it has done so not out of a sense of concern for dwindling global resources, but to contend with its own water and food challenges. As effective as this has been ... Peter Kammerer The earth has limited area and resources. Irreparable damage has been caused to large swathes through environmental mismanagement and pollution. Almost one in seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688437/tuned-turned
  8. Classic Clinton

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... unified and North America increasingly integrated with Latin America, he believed. Competition for resources such as water and oil should be set aside for a co-operative future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512304/classic-clinton
  9. On the cusp of oblivion

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... salinity of the soil, making fresh water scarce and growing food difficult. Isolation has worsened matters- Tuvalu is half way between Australia and Hawaii, with the most populous country, Fiji, ... of Small Island States, said from New York. 'But we need to move on further. Tuvalu and other small nations have done our part, despite our lack of resources and limited capacity, and we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488313/cusp-oblivion
  10. Counting the cost of the Iraq war

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... as a result of the collapse of the health and water systems. As war loomed, US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Iraqi casualties could not be avoided, but promised that coalition forces would ... had promised. There was a refugee trickle, not a flood. Reports showed Iraqi casualties were clearly not of the predicted magnitude. Food and water were in short supply, but expertise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424906/counting-cost-iraq-war

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