A new study from top four global custom market research firm Synovate on 'green' behaviour shows that women and older consumers across the world are generally more environmentally conscious overall, and that how people feel about the future and their family, and which country they live in, are less important factors in determining their green habits.
Tom Philpott - Grist
Organic agriculture is a fine luxury for the rich, but it could never feed the world as global population moves to 9 billion.
That's what a lot of powerful people -- including the editors of The Economist -- insist. But the truth could well be the opposite: It might be chemical-intensive agriculture that's the frivolous luxury, and organic that offers us the right technologies in a resource-constrained, ever-warmer near future.