George Monbiot’s Predicted Global Famine No More Evident Than Global Warming

Eco-totalitarians have exactly one constructive use — they provide laughs with their shrill predictions of doom. Here‘s What George Monbiot was shrieking into the receptive ears of Britain’s liberal elitists in 2002:

Within as little as 10 years, the world will be faced with a choice: arable farming either continues to feed the world’s animals or it continues to feed the world’s people. It cannot do both.

The 10 years will be up next year. Yet despite two years of Obamunism, there is still food on the shelves.

The impending crisis will be accelerated by the depletion of both phosphate fertiliser and the water used to grow crops. Every kilogram of beef we consume, according to research by the agronomists David Pimental and Robert Goodland, requires around 100,000 litres of water.

Only a proctologist could tell you where professional doomsayers come up with these statistics.

If you thought being a mere vegetarian could save us from the impending apocalypse, think again:

Many of those who have begun to understand the finity of global grain production have responded by becoming vegetarians. But vegetarians who continue to consume milk and eggs scarcely reduce their impact on the ecosystem. The conversion efficiency of dairy and egg production is generally better than meat rearing, but even if everyone who now eats beef were to eat cheese instead, this would merely delay the global famine. As both dairy cattle and poultry are often fed with fishmeal (which means that no one can claim to eat cheese but not fish), it might, in one respect, even accelerate it.

The only solution — veganism:

It’s impossible to avoid the conclusion that the only sustainable and socially just option is for the inhabitants of the rich world to become, like most of the earth’s people, broadly vegan, eating meat only on special occasions like Christmas.

As a meat-eater, I’ve long found it convenient to categorise veganism as a response to animal suffering or a health fad. But, faced with these figures, it now seems plain that it’s the only ethical response to what is arguably the world’s most urgent social justice issue.

Since the entire Western World is unlikely to voluntarily switch to a diet on lentils and bean curd to please George Moonbat, it will have to be imposed by Big Government — like everything else on the absurd and malignant liberal agenda.

Our rulers had better act fast: we’ve only got one year left before the global famine hits!

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Let’s go, George. It’s medication time.

On a tip from Smorfia48. Hat tip: hauntingthelibrary. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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