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Lightbulbs

The Australian government on Tuesday announced plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs and replace them with more energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs. But Australia is a country that still refuses to sign up the Kyoto protocol...
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GMOs

Don't be bullied on genetically modified foodTrust the Greens - no GMOsGM food is not only bananas – it could become big business if people who invest in GMOs and biotechnology get their way. From the test-tube to the dinner plate GM food would be controlled by a handful of super-powerful organisat...
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Food miles

Do you know where your dinner was last night?Trust the Greens : cut food miles - buy localOur food is being transported over very long distances, only because some ingredients are a bit cheaper here or a certain processing industry works a bit cheaper there. Live animals are tortured on long distant...
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Biodiversity

No to the European Single TomatoTrust the Greens for good tasteEurope is losing its rich and diverse food culture. Perhaps we fail to see this amid the seemingly unlimited abundance of supermarket offers. But our taste doesn't lie, and we can still tell the difference between an organic sun-ripened ...
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Fair trade

What would you grind for your cup of coffee?Trust the Greens on fair tradeFree trade in food comes at a big price for the developing world. At the World Trade Organisation (WTO) the world's most powerful trade forces have demanded access to the markets of the less powerful.They want to be able to bu...
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Sustainable farming

Intensive production? This cow needs grassTrust the Greens on animal rightsToo much milk and meat protein is grown on concrete. It is natural to see cows grazing in fields. But in intensive beef and milk production, animals are cooped up in concrete stables the whole year round and fed on maize sila...
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Eat healthy

Some sweets are good for kidsTrust the Greens for additive-free childrenThe food we eat every day contains increasing levels of sugar, fat and artificial additives. For children especially this is unhealthy and likely to shorten their life expectancies. While public concern over obesity rises, polit...
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Fair prices for good food

Cheaper than dogfoodTrust the Greens - fair prices for good foodCheap food is a myth. In Europe and the US state subsidies have encouraged farmers and the food industry to produce more than their markets can absorb. Too much meat, cereals and sugar have reduced prices and income for farmers worldwid...
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Organic food

Organic food - discounted?Trust the Greens on true organic foodOrganic agriculture - a benchmark for sustainable developmentOver the past decades organic agriculture has become a benchmark for sustainable farming practices and responsible consumption of food. Organic farming includes the protection ...
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Organic food - discounted ?

Organic food - discounted ?Trust the Greens on true organic foodOrganic agriculture - a benchmark for sustainable developmentOver the past decades organic agriculture has become a benchmark for sustainable farming practices and responsible consumption of food. Organic farming includes the protection...