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Will Industrial Agriculture Go the Way of Fossil Fuels?

Touch the Soil News #445 A couple of years ago the fossil-fuel divestment movement got started. Essentially, the idea is that investment funds rid themselves of any investment connected to fossil fuels. Two years ago, some $50 billion worth of investment funds committed to exit fossil-fuel investments. Today, the number of dollars committed to not touch fossil fuels is pushing $3.4 trillion – a seventy fold increase (http://gofossilfree.org/commitments/). Much of the divestment movement gets energy from the larger “climate change” momentum. Earlier this year, the world celebrated having 1 million plug-in cars of various types on the world’s roads. Globally, for the first five months of 2016, Inside EVs reports…

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