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Fat Fuel: Obesity Cure For Food Shortages And Climate Change

by | 17th, May 2008

fat-fuel.png REPORTS the BBC : “Obese people are contributing to the world food crisis and climate change, experts say.”

Death to the fat! Death to the larger than life. Death to the big boned!

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine calculated the obese consume 18% more calories than average.

They are also responsible for using more fuel, which has an environmental impact and drives up food prices as transport and agriculture both use oil.

The result is that the poor struggle to afford food and greenhouse gas emissions rise, the Lancet reported.

They also take up more

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