MILK IDEA A LOAD OF HOT AIR
This is for the current and, especially, the ex-dairy farmers.
Unfortunately the actual copy of one of last week's Daily Telegraphs for me to quote from has been consigned to the recycling, but in it was quite a good, long article on the solution to climate change.
When it came to cattle farting methane, they wanted to reduce the number of cattle by reducing demand by eating less meat, an old catchcry, and using less "cow milk".
I will accept that there is other natural milk, such as goat, sheep, camel, you name it, but to define milk as cow milk can only be the work of some self-believing vegan who wants to claim that some liquid manufactured out of nuts or whatever as "milk" deserves to be hauled before the Patents Court.
And the same for the artificial "meat" people.
Gerry Shilling, Wagga
STILL SIDING WITH THE EXPERTS
I would like to thank Geoff Field of Gundagai ("Benefits of global warming", The Daily Advertiser, October 26).
It is indeed a good season for agriculture in our region and others.
It is terrific that a local man going for a drive has negated the careers and life's work of thousands of scientists.
It is, however, unfortunate for the global job market. Now that a person who has been on the globe for some time now has debunked hundreds of thousands of man hours and hard science in a drive looking at dams and crops.
There is no denying such hard imperial wide-reaching peer-reviewed data.
All of the scientists involved in climate (different to weather) studies must now retrain and look for work elsewhere.
I would personally like to thank Mr Field for taking that drive, if only he could've made these factual proclamations decades earlier it would have saved some people not nearly as intelligent as Mr Field lifetimes of work.
Not all heroes wear capes.
John Tonkin, Wagga
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