The Wooly Concept of Sustainability: Gore and Blood in the Wsj

Lynne Kiesling Today’s Wall Street Journal has a commentary from Al Gore and David Blood that asks the question: when will we start accounting for environmental costs? Gore and Blood begin by invoking the concept of sustainability, and the relationship between capitalism and sustainability. Sadly, they do not bother to define what they mean by … More The Wooly Concept of Sustainability: Gore and Blood in the WsjMore The Wooly Concept of Sustainability: Gore and Blood in the Wsj

Bacon is Now a Health Food

Lynne Kiesling Researchers have used a nematode to clone pigs that produce meat that is high in omega-3 fatty acids (see articles from Wired and the International Herald Tribune, for example). Yay, bacon as a health food! The Wired article notes how consumer tastes are driving this research: Hoping to create healthier, cheaper and tastier … More Bacon is Now a Health FoodMore Bacon is Now a Health Food