Tag: consumer

  • EU-Mercosur

    EU-Mercosur

    Under the EU-Mercosur agreement, goods circulate freely without controls or taxes. There is a health risk for consumers in Europe. We will be creating production conditions that are deplorable in social, human health, animal welfare and environmental terms. For example, 27% of the pesticides used by Brazilian farmers are banned in Europe. Many companies in…

  • Fair trade and organic farming

    Fair trade and organic farming

    I’ve heard a lot of good ideas about fair trade and organic farming, but I have a few thoughts and reactions. First of all, I think it’s excessive to imagine a substantial change based on consumers paying more. In most European countries, our producers are paid a pittance by the middlemen because they are able…

  • Meat and environment, is that possible?

    Meat and environment, is that possible?

    Meat and environment, is that possible? No, if meat is responsible for the current pollution, it does not mean that we should stop eating meat. There will always be meat (old hens, cows, etc.) because without it, we would have to produce much more fruit and vegetables to provide the protein we need. And vitamin…

  • Bright idea of the century

    Bright idea of the century

    Bright idea of the century “The Light Bulb Conspiracy”, by Cosima Dannoritzer – Ciné ONU: https://www.unric.org/en/2012/the-light-bulb-conspiracy Arte – Prêt à jeter ou l’obsolescence programmée: https://youtu.be/Y_fHAIfoqcQ The Man in the White Suit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_in_the_White_Suit

  • Wishing a safe journey to the yellow vests

    Wishing a safe journey to the yellow vests

    Wishing a safe journey to the yellow vests The movement began because many people were outraged by the sharp rise in fuel prices. Let’s welcome their first popular success on Saturday, November 17, 2018 when they blocked access to supermarkets. Do you think they will turn to other less dangerous means of action such as…