Also all northern countries, including Norway where I live, would easily become self-sustainable on a plant-based diet.
You can easily calculate the arable land, how much plant-based foods that can be grown and how many it can feed.
I did a calculation that a plantbased agriculture in Sweden could feed almost 80 million people: http://bloganders.blogspot.no/2013/06/kan-hela-sveriges-befolkning-leva-som.html (in Swedish)
we start with a completely plant-based agriculture, we will eliminate
starvation and poverty. See e.g. this article that I wrote about
Bangladesh: http://bloganders.blogspot.no/2013/04/cause-of-injustices-in-bangladesh-eg-in.html and this article .
can choose to enslave, raise and kill an innocent cow on pasture to
feed one person, or you can choose to use the same area (about at least
8000m^2 per cow) to feed 36 persons for one year . Potatoes and
Learn more here: http://comfortablyunaware.com/index.php/blog/be-aware-the-myth-1/
a vegan just world, where everyone cares about everyone else – humans
and nonhumans, feeding all of the population will not be a problem at
Which would you choose???
1. http://www.ukagriculture.com/crops/potatoes_uk.cfm ; based on 45 ton yield for one hectar.